Politics and Government

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader

He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality.

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In

Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it.

Drawings by Migrant Children in Texas Catch the Smithsonian’s Eye

The children had recently been released from the custody of United States Customs and Border Protection, and they drew their detention facilities.