With wildfires, heat waves, and rising sea levels, large tracts of the earth are at risk of becoming uninhabitable. But the fossil-fuel industry continues its assault on the facts.
There's nothing playful or glam or overtly sexy about Metallica, but the band's collective anger and disillusionment are powerful.
In our frenetic age, audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion. But this intimacy can become manipulative.
Unexplained brain injuries afflicted dozens of American diplomats and spies. What happened?
At about 40% registered Republican, 27% Democrat and about 25% unaffiliated, Temecula, California is often thought to be among the state's reddest districts.
Parties are losing control over their candidates. Two scholars argue that ordinary Americans are the ones paying the price.
Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
From the perspective of today's young music fan, the most unfathomable aspect of the past might be that we were once starved for images.
Three years ago, Liu Mama was an unremarkable middle-aged farmer from the Dongbei region, in northeastern China. Then she started presenting her life on the social-media platform Kuaishou.
Anyone paying attention to the movies this year knows that the fantasy of skateboarding is alive and well, not only to the young people who engage in the sport but to an army of curious bystanders, most of whom are probably older than the average skater.
Sending a mother to prison can have a devastating effect on her children. Why, then, do we lock so many women up?
Alerts had been going out for weeks that conditions in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas were perfect for wildfires. On March 6, 2017, the prairie went up in flames.
Greek and Roman statues were often painted, but assumptions about race and aesthetics have suppressed this truth. Now scholars are making a color correction.
Silicon Valley was built on job-hopping. But when a leader of Google's self-driving-car unit joined Uber, Google filed suit. Now the Feds are on the case.
Inside the ongoing argument over whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the blockchain are transforming the world.
Women's speech — and the fact that we are now listening to it — has enraged men in a way that makes them determined to reëstablish the longstanding hierarchy of power in America.
It seems like everything is bad now. Every day, it's the same story — there used to be a good thing, but that thing is now a bad thing.
A team of computer scientists sifted through records of unusual Web traffic in search of answers.
Researching his role in "The Lifespan of a Fact," the actor embeds in The New Yorker's fact-checking department.
With a lawsuit against Harvard, Asian-American activists have formed an alliance with a white conservative to change higher education.