A Chicago cop now faces murder charges—but will anyone hold his colleagues, his superiors, and elected officials accountable for their failures?
Students at Princeton University are protesting the ways it honors the former president, who once threw a civil-rights leader out of the White House.
A century and a half after Reconstruction, fights over voter suppression and police brutality reveal that it remains an unfinished project.
The Louisiana governor failed to make a compelling case for his candidacy.
Bobby Jindal, the governor of Louisiana, announced Tuesday he was ending his campaign for the Republican nomination.
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Bush’s mentality on terrorism still dominates the GOP. America needs an alternative vision.
The story of the prisoner exchange in Spielberg’s latest drama originates from a strangely decided, controversial case.
Intellectual allies have defended the students against unfair attacks, but haven’t helped them reflect on their biggest mistakes.
Republicans want to prevent the Obama administration from resettling people fleeing the Middle East—a push that could provoke a government shutdown next month.
Republican governors are turning away those fleeing the civil war, while Jeb Bush suggests only welcoming Christians.
Early U.S. presidential polls have tended to be wildly off-target. There’s no reason to think this time is different.
Innocents are victimized by hate crimes after every major act of terrorism, and downplaying that risk is grossly irresponsible.
Republicans have the ability to offer a market-based solution to climate change, so why aren’t they doing it?
The candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: During the second Democratic debate Saturday, Bernie Sanders criticized Clinton for receiving donations…
A primer for Marco Rubio
The New York City mayor has some big ideas, but they may be too much too fast.
Despite a spike in sales, Hawaii boasts persistently low rates of violence involving firearms, offering lessons for the rest of the United States.
On Friday, the justices agreed to hear a challenge to a Texas law that would cut several abortion clinics, forcing them to revisit a vague standard.
The phrase “leading from behind” has been rejected, but the practice seems as popular as ever.
After Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the three rivals showed their weaknesses along with their strengths.
The U.S. should treat France as France treated the U.S. 14 years ago—by helping the other wage prudent fights and warning its leaders against the rash decisions that trauma can lead to.
The Republican field condemned President Obama’s Middle East strategy as the Democratic contenders prepared for Saturday night’s foreign-policy debate.