How much money is $500 million, really? Who benefits? And how does Planned Parenthood spend that money?
A new EPA rule is designed to withstand legal challenges from Republicans while convincing world leaders to follow suit.
Israeli settlers are suspected in the latest attack in the West Bank in which a Palestinian toddler was killed. But how the attack is labeled raises legal as well as semantic questions.
Bernie Sanders and Jeb Bush look abroad for inspiration, heralding the end of American exceptionalism.
Samuel DuBose’s death at the hands of a university police officer points to problems with piecemeal approaches to reform.
It isn’t the first time the Taliban leader’s demise has been reported, but the latest claim has the highest level of confirmation yet.
Since Donald Trump’s rapid rise in the Republican polls, it’s been quiet for the other outsider candidate in the field.
The former secretary of defense lobbied for the repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” and has now ended the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay scoutmasters.
His call to include mental-health info in background checks is radical only within the Republican Party—but it might not do much to stop killings anyway.
White Americans are increasingly gloomy about the state of race relations, but that may just reflect increased attention to longstanding problems.
The video of her arrest reveals a police officer abusing his authority—and might never have come to light if not for her tragic death.
Conservatives mock the Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, but there’s evidence of a connection between drought and the Syrian civil war.
Can Chris Thile—or anyone else—ever take Garrison Keillor's place?
The place where the young Chicago woman was found dead in a jail cell has seen more than a century of racial violence and oppression.
For the past 12 months, America has actually paid attention to police violence—but what has it learned?
Bernie Sanders has raised more for his campaign than any Republican, including Jeb Bush—and other lessons from presidential fundraising disclosures.
Could outspoken Representative Alan Grayson torpedo the party’s chance to capture Marco Rubio’s seat?
A secretly recorded conversation with the group’s medical director has ignited a heated debate over its handling of fetal tissue.
A federal court considers whether ballot laws deliberately attempted to suppress the black vote.
The Democratic frontrunner’s appearance in New York on Monday was billed as an economic speech, but it was really all about politics.