How dating in New York is changing under the new administration
In this issue of STATE, we aim to capture American life one year after the unprecedented 2016 race.
The divided era of politics didn’t start with Trump’s victory. But it has gotten worse under his presidency.
Democrats who worked in the Obama administration are running for office themselves.
For any other president, there are ingredients for a primary challenge. But Trump isn’t any other president.
Political books are everywhere a year after the election. I read 15 of them to understand how Americans are still processing the results.
In this issue of STATE, we look at how Americans respond to disasters.
Advice from New Jersey for residents struggling to recover from new disasters
Michael Brown became a household name after Hurricane Katrina. Here’s what he thinks of Trump’s response to the torrent of storms this year.
What transit meltdowns in New York and Washington reveal about government’s ability to solve problems.
How a hospital in the Delta that wasn’t sure it could survive the day became a lifeline for its community
Inside Ken Bone's bizarre year and what it says about America's celebrity obsession.
In this issue of STATE, we try to capture the unsettled nature of the world right now.
CNN’s Fareed Zakaria answers your questions about the nuclear threat from the reclusive nation
The whiplash of the Trump era is plunging Cuba into confusion and anxiety.
The tragic impact of a country’s collapse.
How the German chancellor became Trump’s foil
The UN ambassador is the breakout star of Trump’s Cabinet. But will she succeed?
It’s easy to forget that this was once a Republican state that sent Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan to the White House.
Just like politics, the show is inescapable. But sometimes a dragon is just a dragon.
Every day in America, a police officer draws a gun and takes aim. What comes next is a decision of extraordinary power and responsibility.
Two decades later, a traffic stop on a country road is still teaching police officers about deadly force – and the cost of hesitation.
Did one police shooting help raise the nationwide homicide rate? Observers disagree. But three years later, Ferguson and metro St. Louis are still paying a terrible price.
The officers of the Buffalo Police Department went more than four years and 2 million calls without a fatal shooting. What did they do right?
Mike Coffman has survived tough races before. But Trump will make things much harder.
Welcome to the 'post-mortem' issue of STATE, where we do an autopsy of sorts on what happened last year and explore the passions that still linger on both sides of the political spectrum.
Russell Moore was the most prominent anti-Trump voice in his denomination. It almost cost him his job.
Or: How I Enjoyed Summer By Elegantly Escaping Political Conversations With Family, Friends, Colleagues, Girlfriends, Boyfriends, Husbands, Uncles, Aunts, Cousins And Used STATE's Handy Visual Guide To Answer The Question That Ruined Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Spring Break
Eight months after the election, Democrats and Republicans say it's hard to move on.
The President is the unlikely force behind the revival of the women’s movement.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is flush in cash and confidence a year and a half after being bought by the GOP's most prominent donor.
In honor of America's 241st birthday, STATE colorized photos of several presidents from the 19th century.
It's enough to make you dizzy as one earth-shattering scoop is overtaken by another. That's one reason this month's issue of STATE is especially important. In the midst of this news hurricane, we take one big step back to understand what the past can tell us about this dramatic moment in political history.
The historical parallels between Donald Trump and Richard Nixon.
Presidents often turn to faith in times of crisis. That seems unlikely for Trump.
The First Daughter's unique role at a time of rising anti-Semitism
The human line of protection at the border
Whether you think he's draining the swamp or destroying the country, there's no denying that the America we live in today is strikingly different than the one Barack Obama handed over on January 20.
The President reaches this symbolic moment with the lowest approval rating of any of his predecessors at this point. Can he turn it around?
The freshman senator is at the center of 2020 buzz. But can she live up to the hype?
Campus leaders rethink their role in the age of Trump.
My memories of an aggressive effort to lead our experiment in mock government.
Here's what the naysayers are getting wrong.
The goal of STATE is to capture this moment in America's political culture, which is exhilarating for those unnerved by what they see as the country's progressive, globalist tilt under Obama and anxiety-provoking for those who unexpectedly find that approach locked out of power in Washington.