France’s justice minister quits over a controversial new law.
Angela Merkel’s refugee policy is proving deeply unpopular. Will she forge ahead anyway?
The political science of a volatile issue—and why Ireland could be next
Which countries have the best ideas for cutting carbon emissions?
One bird’s journey from the forests of New England to the farms of Iran
When groups like ISIS strike, can civilians act as first responders?
The country’s top literary prize has been awarded to a woman 11 times—and to a man 102 times.
Apps for migrants to Europe are everywhere. But how much can they really help?
Should universities be doing more to help the country’s displaced students and scholars?
Investigating a stereotype of the refugee crisis
Activists have violently attacked a whimsical cereal cafe. Why?
Oktoberfest has inspired modern variations on a traditional German dress. The fashion police are not pleased.
Imagine that civil wars in Central America doubled the number of undocumented immigrants entering the United States. Now imagine all those migrants heading to California.
Blame Elizabeth I for Donald Trump’s least-favorite policy.
From Supreme Court cases to blockbuster films, these are the narratives on sex and gender that dominated the news this year.
Photos from the Thanksgiving celebrations of a nation at war.
A case for the pontiff's debt not to Karl Marx but to Karl Polanyi
College kids on both sides of the Atlantic are drinking much less than they did 30 years ago. But the true teetotalers here are non-college kids.
Germany is considering adding a gender quota for its companies. Should the U.S. follow suit?
In a new video, a Yale sociologist shows how relationships spread risk.