Mexico recently deployed 6,500 members of its newly formed National Guard to its southern states, along the border with Guatemala. Responding to pressures from Donald Trump’s administration, and to stresses
Ahead of the first presidential debates, the nationwide squeeze on affordable housing has barely registered on the campaign trail. LOS ANGELES—The problem is anything but invisible. Tent cities line freeway
The research of the Harvard economist Raj Chetty shows that the scale of inequality is incredibly small. In recent years, Raj Chetty has become economist-famous for cataloging American inequality, assembling
In West Texas, a century of scientific debunking hasn’t convinced well-drillers to give up old beliefs. FAR WEST TEXAS—Before Jeff Boyd became the city of Marfa’s public-works director, he had a long underwater.
The Atlantic surveyed the Democratic presidential candidates on whether they support the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Only some took a definitive position. Toward the end of his vice presidency, Joe Biden
The professional skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld was poised to achieve his dreams. He was training with his team for the World Championships—a life goal since he started practicing the sport at age 5, jumping
Jay Inslee tried to make a splash as a single-issue candidate—now he knows it’s time to expand beyond climate change. Plus: an immigration attorney on what she saw at the border. ‣ Democratic presidential