If I, a journalist, want to learn more about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s views on the black-white college gap, or the National Rifle Association’s on “concealed carry” laws, a straightforward path lies before me: I can call or email these organizations, or consult the voluminous ...
According to Atlantic contributor Ranjani Iyer Mohanty, images of Hindu deities have been appearing on public walls in her Delhi neighborhood recently, and they're not simply part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to advance hindutva, or Hindu nationalism.
Mayor de Blasio has not yet fulfilled his complicated campaign promise to ban carriage horses from New York City.
There are certain rules you have to play by in order to be a part of the Republican Party today, and one of the most important is never to say anything nice about Obamacare.
Bad news for middle-aged moms: Colorado health officials are recommending a ban on most forms of marijuana edibles, after unceasing concerns over people confusing pot-laced goodies for the regular old stuff, the Associated Press reports.
Almost as soon as news broke a few weeks ago that the Sayreville War Memorial High School football season had been canceled owing to a hazing scandal, students took to Twitter to defend their town and the athletic program they believe unifies it.
This woman at the airport last week wearing a DIY Hazmat suit (with her wrists still exposed) is not even the worst of it.
Like millions of Americans, New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire enjoys a few glasses of wine each week.
Very pregnant ladies of the United States! Walk some stairs, eat some spicy food, and sidle up to your partner: Voya Financial is offering $500 to any baby born today. The idea is to seed those lucky infants’ retirement accounts, in celebration of the not-at-all-made-up National Save for Retirement Week.
"My name is Monica Lewinsky, though I have often been advised to change it or been asked why on earth I haven't," the former White House intern told the Forbes "30 Under 30" summit in Philadelphia today.
The mask created for the mummy of King Tutankhamun showcases a handsome young man with an aquiline nose and a perfectly maintained beard, and it is one of the most famous icons of ancient Egypt.
Last week, a spider climbed into a man's appendix scar and lived inside his body for three days. That was pretty awful and all, but that spider was about the size of the head of a matchstick.
Only 18 percent of New Yorkers do any volunteering at all, so the city has resorted to stroking some egos.A new subway ad campaign from city hall's NYC Service agency, which aims to get at least half of New Yorkers to do something worthwhile for someone other than themselves, includes ...
If you're headed into some important meeting, you might down a cup or two of coffee without thinking much of it, hoping the caffeine will provide your brain with an extra boost.
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A powerful explosion hit the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Monday, the latest sign that the cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists is more of an aspiration than a reality.
Backing up Jonathan Chait's local-politics-are-the-worst thesis, a Tennessee state senator had a very busy fall, for reasons that have nothing to do at all with his job.
Thirty-year-old Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa had gone on six dates with a man she met online, and she was ready to take their romance to the next level.
In 2011, Matt Ficarra was paralyzed from the chest down in a boating accident. But on Saturday he married his fiancée, Jordan Basile, and was miraculously able to walk down the aisle using a robotic exoskeleton.
George F. Will, award-winning columnist and distinguished Fox News panelist, is not a believer in the scientific theory of anthropogenic global warming.