Can Cars Save Downtown?

Everyone knows that cars, freeways, and automotive-borne sprawl helped kill America's traditional downtowns....

By James / May 4, 2015

A Terror Attack in Texas

On Sunday night, two gunmen opened fire outside a complex in Garland, Texas, that was hosting a contest...

By Adam / May 4, 2015

Which New Yorkers Should Move to L.A.?

LOS ANGELES–Over the weekend, The New York Times published an amusing article about New Yorkers discovering...

By Conor / May 4, 2015


China Factory Gauge Shows Weakness in April

China’s manufacturing sector turned in its weakest performance in a year, suggesting that Beijing may need...

By WSJ.com: / May 4, 2015

For Clinton, a Trust Deficit to Surmount

Chris Cillizza, Washington Post...

By Chris / May 4, 2015

Large, Diverse Field May Help GOP Against Hillary

Matt Lewis, Telegraph...

By Matt / May 3, 2015


Build Your Vocabulary, "Ass Baton" Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have spent the past five days on a criminal-trial jury in D.C. Superior...

By James / May 2, 2015

William Pfaff: Clarity in the American Interest

I am not taking time now to dig around and find some of the best examples of the clear-headed perspective...

By James / May 2, 2015

The Political Opportunity of a Drought

“I can tell you, from California, climate change is not a hoax," California Governor Jerry Brown told...

By Adam / May 1, 2015


A Word Cloud of Ajo, Arizona

Having listened to people from around the U.S. talk to us for our American Futures adventure over the last...

By Deborah / April 30, 2015

'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

Updated on April 30, 2015 As protests formed in a handful of major American cities on Wednesday night,...

By Adam / April 30, 2015

Our New Site (a Guide)

As you might have noticed, as of this past week TheAtlantic.com has a new look on the web. You can read...

By James / April 30, 2015


 

Fracking Chemicals Detected in Pennsylvania Drinking Water

The study, which has been criticized by the industry, noted that the contamination at three houses may have...

By NICHOLAS / May 4, 2015

Brian Moore, New York Police Officer Shot in the Head, Has Died

Officer Moore, 25, was critically wounded on Saturday in Queens after driving up in an unmarked car to question...

By J. / May 4, 2015

New York’s Tea Lovers Find an Expanding Dating Pool

Restaurants, salons and supermarkets are increasing their offerings to capture the beverage’s nuances.

By SUSAN / May 4, 2015


First Draft: The Chat: Ben Carson’s Announcement, Instantly Analyzed

Patrick Healy and Maggie Haberman digest the retired neurosurgeon’s entry into the Republican presidential...

By PATRICK / May 4, 2015

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Is Royal Baby’s Name

Many in Britain rejoiced on Monday after Kensington Palace announced that Britain’s new princess would...

By DAN / May 4, 2015

NFL player's case highlights rise of revenge porn laws

By Fox / May 4, 2015


Dave Goldberg, Silicon Valley Executive, Said to Have Died After Exercising

The 47-year-old chief of Survey Monkey, who was married to Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, collapsed at a Mexican...

By VINDU / May 4, 2015

News Analysis: Campaign Coverage via Snapchat Could Shake Up the 2016 Elections

The question of how the fast-growing app could shape the election arose after it hired a CNN political...

By JONATHAN / May 4, 2015

Kate and William's princess gets a royal name

After days of speculation and wagers by royal watchers all over the world, Prince William and Kate have...

By FOX / May 4, 2015


 

Argentina will cut income tax for many, minister announces - @Reuters

Argentina will cut income tax for many, minister announces - @Reuters

By Tom / May 4, 2015

Berlin Police Make City's Largest-Ever Cocaine Seizure

Berlin police seize 386 kilograms of cocaine at supermarket chain Aldi

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Who Can Push for Change Within a Company?

Innovation and change in business often mean a shiny new product or a “re-branding” with a redesigned...

By Christine / May 4, 2015


The 2016 Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

So far, every candidate in the 2016 race is an experienced politician. That changes Monday with the addition...

By David / May 4, 2015

What Norway Can Teach the U.S. About Getting More Women Into Boardrooms

Men dominate the upper echelons of the business world:  Women hold only 15 percent of seats on the boards...

By Aaron / May 4, 2015

Georgia Sheriff Accused of Shooting Woman in Atlanta Suburb

Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in suburban Atlanta; she's in critical condition

By ABC / May 4, 2015


Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Last Thursday, congressional Democrats unveiled their latest demand for an increase in the national minimum...

By Russell / May 4, 2015

Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

By David / May 4, 2015

NYPD Arrest Retraining: 'Talking People Into Their Cuffs'

NYPD retrains every officer to keep cool, 'talk people into cuffs' when making arrests

By ABC / May 4, 2015


Americans Ok with Drone Strikes on Terrorists

The majority of Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists, according to a new Associated Press...

By CBN.com / May 4, 2015

Wake Up Church! Christians Dying for their Faith

From the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa, Christians are enduring attacks for their faith like never...

By CBN.com / May 4, 2015

When Cities and Suburbs Work Together

In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado, was hardly a model for any type of economic development....

By Nancy / May 2, 2015


 

Tebow Cure Hospital Opens in Philippines; 'We Will Share Love of Jesus and Bring Physical Healing,' Says CURE CEO

The Tebow CURE Hospital, built by a foundation of former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow...

By The / May 2, 2015

 

Jarring split-screen for Obama

America faced another jarring split-screen moment Monday afternoon as President Barack Obama delved into...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Smith College to admit transgender women

In yet another sign of evolving attitudes toward gender identity, venerable Smith College will begin...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Big announcement from Decker and Roddick

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


Fans celebrate 'Star Wars Day'

Star Wars Day is observed around the world on May 4, with fans saying "May the Fourth be with you," inspired...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Hangar of Japan's aircraft carrier sub found

Piece by piece, the depths of the Pacific are giving up the story of World War II.

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Sleep terrors as kid? You might sleepwalk

Does your little one suffer from sleep terrors? Then get ready to lock the window and doors, because...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


Bergen: Cartoon shooting in U.S. was inevitable

It was only a matter of time before this would happen in the United States.

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

'Star Trek' yeoman dead at 85

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand in the original "Star Trek" series and a handful of movies...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Ben Carson joins 2016 race

Ben Carson wants to convince voters that a doctor is best positioned to fix what's ailing America.

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


10 ways to celebrate Screen-Free Week

As a child of the 1970s, this mom loves her television set with its approximately 400 cable channels,...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Royal baby's name revealed

And the princess has a name!

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Group's president calls it attack on free speech

When two men opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb Sunday night,...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015