The oddball elitists
Why the Trump White House is going to be chock full of weird rich people
Unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent, a 9-year low
Democrats threaten to block Trump's pick for defense secretary
Jill Stein's recount efforts hit with lawsuits
Italian prime minister's fate in question as Italy prepares for referendum
Newly released Hamilton Mixtape tops iTunes, Amazon
Blasé about Trump's conflicts of interest
Here's why the Clinton Foundation sparked outrage and the Trump Organization induces yawns
Obama's massive failure on the Dakota pipeline
Why on Earth isn't Obama backing the Dakota pipeline protesters?
Could TrumpCare really work?
Why Donald Trump might just fix health care
The GOP's most cynical maneuver yet
In which Republicans invite a national health care disaster and then promptly wash their hands of it
Could humans actually live on Mars?
What would happen to our bodies and minds on the Red Planet?
Hillary Clinton blew the most winnable election in modern American history. And it's her own fault.
Donald Trump, family man
How Trump's tax plan could actually rescue America's struggling families
The new water alchemists
Animals, plants, and air once regulated our climate by stimulating "the water cycle" — until we disrupted their partnership. But could we revive it?
Donald Trump reportedly just invited the Philippines' America-hating president to the White House
Donald Trump's trick for a perfectly in-place tie? Scotch tape.
Jill Stein's recount efforts hit with lawsuits in Michigan and Wisconsin
Virginia schools ban To Kill a Mockingbird over 'offensive wording'
America put more than 67,000 people in solitary confinement last year
Newt Gingrich is using his proximity to Trump to jack up his speaking fees
Donald Trump says he's had 'really good chemistry' with Mitt Romney, President Obama
George Stephanopoulos pressed Kellyanne Conway on Trump's voter fraud claims. She froze up.
Paul Ryan assures America that he has spoken to Donald Trump about the Constitution
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi bet it all on Sunday's referendum, and he may well lose
After 22 years in power, Gambia's president will reportedly accept defeat
Lauren Graham puts one Gilmore Girls controversy firmly to rest on Colbert's Late Show
As Tennessee wildfire death toll hits 11, park official blame humans for starting blaze
Donald Trump is reportedly considering 2 red-state Senate Democrats for Cabinet jobs
Stephen Colbert warns that Trump will soon be able to send you unblockable text messages
Indiana is giving Carrier $7 million to save 800 jobs. Not everyone's impressed with Trump's deal.
What your brain looks like on religion
Plus other fun, interesting facts from around the web
The week's best political cartoons
Artists take on Trump's dwindling secretary of state choice, the Democrats' tedious recount, and more
Wit and wisdom
A quick dose of enlightenment from J.D. Salinger, Anna Wintour, and more
It's time for Democrats to fight dirty
Why it's time for the Democratic Party to fight dirty
Trump's terrific deal
Why the president-elect was right to negotiate with Carrier
Trump's terrible deal
Actually, negotiating with Carrier was wrong
The decline and fall of the Gilmore girls
The new 'Gilmore Girls' isn't a fairytale. Good.
5 ways the GOP is coping with Donald Trump
From total capitulation to restraint from within
How Trump is making America meaner
Horror stories are coming in from across the country
Why Trump fever is boosting interest rates
Finance is growing hungrier for risk. Here's why.
The odyssey of OSIRIS-REx
Inside mankind's 1.35 billion kilometer mission to kiss an asteroid that might destroy us
The 10 best Parks and Rec episodes about America
For Leslie Knope fans in need of a pick-me-up
The delusional melodrama of Jill Stein
Why this recount business is nothing more than a liberal fantasy
The curious life of urban Christmas tree sellers
Have you ever wondered what these holiday street retailers do about sleeping and bathroom breaks?
Your Uber driver hates you
Want to be a better passenger? Stop doing these annoying things.
Will the government fight Trump's corruption?
How it handles Trump International Hotel will be the first big test
Trump's right-wing administration
Donald Trump may succeed in making Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush look like liberal squishes
In defense of Michael Flynn
Trump's decision to tap him for national security adviser is actually a really smart move
Ready for TrumpCare?
If you think health insurance is a hassle now, just you wait
In this Week's issue
The week's best photojournalism
The week in 60 seconds
The week's 7 best political cartoons
Our complicated relationship with 'simple living'
7 intriguing unreleased movies you can watch online