Jan 21, 2015 2:58PM ET
The American people no longer even notice whole categories of flaws in political rhetoric.
Jan 21, 2015 2:48PM ET
Just two episodes in, late night's newest host is deftly finding humor in darker topics.
Jan 21, 2015 1:40PM ET
In the late 1700s, trend-setters helped normalize the distrusted process of inoculation. Today, a similar movement could encourage parents to vaccinate their kids.
Jan 21, 2015 1:11PM ET
Speaker John Boehner invited the Israeli leader to address Congress—and rebut President Obama—for the second time in four years.
Jan 21, 2015 11:20AM ET
Opponents and advocates of the short-term rental platform both say the service is disrupting the country's biggest housing market: New York City.
Jan 21, 2015 9:25AM ET
What the classic comic's lack of continuity says about the increasingly serialized nature of storytelling
Jan 20, 2015 8:00PM ET
A confident president redefines his achievements as a defense of middle-class economics.
Jan 20, 2015 7:47PM ET
The former mayor of Charlotte will skip President Obama's State of the Union in case of calamity.
Jan 20, 2015 5:44PM ET
Even an actor who helped break down barriers for gay characters on television can still be grossed out by them.
Jan 20, 2015 3:52PM ET
There's no evidence of extremist takeover of areas in Europe or the United States. So why do the claims continue?
Jan 20, 2015 3:27PM ET
The wacky questions posed to the cast and crew of the new ABC show at the Television Critics' Assocation underscored the painful degree to which American television needs it.
Jan 20, 2015 2:59PM ET
In a metaphor related to natural family planning, the pontiff provoked progressive Catholics and—yes—bunny breeders.
Jan 20, 2015 2:48PM ET
American officials have backed down on declarations against the Syrian dictator.
Jan 20, 2015 1:35PM ET
Until last week, The Sun, Britain's most-read newspaper, featured daily pictures of topless women. The tradition's demise is worth celebrating.
Jan 20, 2015 1:15PM ET
The show is out of Arkham Asylum and back to its inert mob war, still desperately in need of a change in pace.
Jan 20, 2015 1:11PM ET
Democrats and Republicans have invited guests to showcase the debate over the Cuba embargo.
Jan 20, 2015 11:22AM ET
The band's first album in nearly a decade, No Cities to Love, furiously preaches a message about contentment.
Jan 20, 2015 10:26AM ET
For the first time since the late-1960s, the U.S. is seeing the revival and redefinition of "movement music."
Jan 20, 2015 6:00AM ET
More than the traditional laundry list of proposals, it's the president's tone toward Republicans that will be key.
Jan 19, 2015 5:53PM ET
Tony Verna, who died Sunday, achieved little recognition for an invention that changed sports history.
Jan 19, 2015 2:45PM ET
The noose is tightening around men and women who are indispensable to facilitating independent coverage of the country.
Jan 19, 2015 8:00AM ET
For more than a decade the actor has seemed reluctant to play an actual human being, but his shtick is starting to feel like parody.
Jan 18, 2015 9:50PM ET
For all its failings, the fifth season's third episode gave the indomitable Violet her very own Doctor Zhivago.
Jan 18, 2015 9:30PM ET
Three Atlantic staffers discuss "Triggering," the second episode of the HBO show's fourth season.
Jan 18, 2015 6:55PM ET
The president's plan to raise capital gains taxes brings a long-standing economic issue back to the limelight.
Jan 18, 2015 2:24PM ET
Protests over the magazine's provocative depictions of Mohammed have turned fatal in Niger.
Jan 17, 2015 9:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Jan 17, 2015 8:00AM ET
The latest Masterpiece Mystery! spices up cookie-cutter murder mysteries with a turn by the dashing James Norton.
Jan 16, 2015 8:39PM ET
This Supreme Court has shown a tremendous capacity to surprise.
Jan 16, 2015 5:56PM ET
The Justices will hear four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, a decision that could bring an end to the question of the freedom to marry.