"Misapplying the theory I mislearned in college."
A numerical investigation of Donald Trump’s appointees
Our ongoing coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency
A family detention center playset
“What I say,” says Trump, “is what I say.”
On family, fate, and Packers football
May Jeong on the peace process in Afghanistan, Anthony Heilbut on black America’s civil war over gay rights, Alice Gregory on the world of miniatures, a story by John Edgar Wideman, a resister’s guide to Trump, and more
Donald Trump says John Lewis is “all talk,” a scientist transfuses test participants with “young blood,” and a man in San Francisco returns a 100-year-old library book.
A man kills five people at an airport in Florida, McDonald’s opens a restaurant in the Vatican, and Michigan bans banning plastic bags
My summer as a military propagandist in Iraq
The U.N. Security Council condemns the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, an ordained Pagan priest receives permission to wear goat horns in his driver’s license photo, and snow falls in the Saharan town of Ain Sefra for the first time in 40 years.
Lessons from the BP oil disaster
Idi Amin’s torture chambers
Greeting the holidays in an age of mass incarceration
Drinking in Trump’s America