How the red carpet killed the Oscars
The Academy Awards used to be about art. Now they're about gratuitous luxury, and it's gross.
Trump declines to attend White House Correspondents' Dinner
Tom Perez chosen as new DNC chair
French president, Parisian mayor rebuff Trump's Paris comments
Planned U.S.-North Korea talks canceled
Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by immigration agents at airport
Are the town hall revolts working?
Even as they blame the backlash on liberal protesters, Republicans might be getting spooked
It's time to retire the Oscars' 'Best Picture'
This vaunted category is absurdly blunt and meaninglessly broad
6 books for understanding global politics
Foreign policy expert Richard Haass, who has served in the administrations of four presidents, shares books that have shaped his worldview
Don't cheer a big tax refund
And more of the week's best financial advice
The week in 60 seconds
Catch up on the week's biggest news — fast!
Weekly news quiz
Think you know the news? Find out!
Could women have babies in space?
If humans want to colonize other planets, we better figure out how to make space pregnancy safe
Ivanka's child care scam
How Ivanka Trump's child care plan is absurdly tilted towards the rich
Trump is the first president to skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner since Reagan
Warren Buffett is bullish on America, critical of Wall Street fees in annual shareholder letter
DNC votes down ban on corporate lobbyist donations
The French president and Parisian mayor aren't happy about Trump's Paris comments
Where you live might predict which movie you hope will win Best Picture at the Oscars
Trump touts national debt reduction, economic optimism in morning tweets
'CloudBleed' leak compromises passwords for services including Uber, FitBit, and OKCupid
Muhammad Ali Jr. was detained by immigration agents asking, 'Are you Muslim?'
Democrats set to choose new DNC chair in Atlanta
This fake news site covers an alternate reality where Hillary Clinton won
Early DHS intelligence report on Trump's travel ban contradicts White House reasoning
Jake Tapper calls the White House’s press ban 'un-American'
Amid town hall protests, GOP lawmaker worries: 'I don't know if we're going to be able to repeal ObamaCare now'
Rep. Peter King says he's done with town halls because his angry constituents 'diminish democracy'
The White House just blocked The New York Times, Politico, and CNN from a press gaggle
Leaked draft of ObamaCare replacement bill indicates Republicans plan to reduce Medicaid spending, limit subsidies
Baseball returns with exhibition games in Florida, Arizona
Forget Tinder. Yingchen Lee pairs off Chinese singles the old-fashioned way. And it works.
Big labor's little clout
Barely 11 percent of U.S. workers are in a union today. What does that mean for the organized labor movement?
America's secret and forgotten wars
President Trump inherited several undeclared wars around the world. Will he change U.S. policy?
Democrats' immigration denial
Liberals can't just call Trump's immigration policy racist. They need a plan of their own.
Need a diet detox?
These tasty superfoods will counterbalance a weekend of unhealthy eating
7 tasty detox foods
Will Democrats' town hall revolt actually work?
Ivanka Trump wants to help the wealthy pay their au pairs
What will the cyberwars of the future look like?
We've seen data theft and energy grid hacks, but not open cyberwar — yet
The dangerous beauty of Jude Law
In the hands of a great actor, physical allure can bring unexpected complexity to a role
The week's best political cartoons
Artists take on the discovery of a new planet, the left's unraveling, and more
The week's best photojournalism
In some of the week's most striking images, cows compete in a beauty pageant, revelers get into the spirit, and more
Trump's time-bending nightmare
President Trump has made us all that astronaut in 'Interstellar' who aged 23 years in three hours
President Trump, orthodox Republican?
A lot of things come out of Trump's mouth, but when it's time to actually enact policy, he hews to the party line
In praise of Mad Dog
Defense Secretary Mattis has been everything Trump skeptics hoped for
The week's good news
It wasn't all bad!
Is protesting the new brunch?
How brunch went from a hipster joke to an activist mantra
President Trump, please smash the dollar
Trump might back down from weakening the dollar. Big mistake.
Is Paul Ryan's tax reform plan doomed?
Here are all the political realities that could scuttle this conservative dream
Why America needs more congressmen
Hundreds and hundreds more
The opening of the Trumpian mind
A new pro-Trump journal promises to explore the meaning and shape of American nationalism
This is why Democrats can't have nice things
D.C. Democrats are getting cold feet on paid leave
Wit and wisdom
A quick dose of enlightenment from Antonin Scalia, Zadie Smith, and more
In this Week's issue
6 insightful books for understanding global politics
This high-tech headset can help blind people see
7 tasty detox foods to counterbalance a weekend of unhealthy eating
Meet the Chinatown matchmaker with prodigious memory powers