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 candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: The Democrat was stumping in New Hampshire on Tuesday when a man in…
The candidate: Ted Cruz The gaffe: Asked how he’d account for lost federal revenue under tax cuts he’s proposed…
As usual, the crew liveblogged Tuesday night’s GOP debate from Milwaukee, and you can read the whole thing here. David…
A substantive discussion in Milwaukee left much of the field unchanged—but a couple candidates managed to boost their fortunes.
The University of Missouri is encouraging students to report “hateful and/or hurtful” comments, one of several places where codes of conduct are more restrictive than the U.S. Constitution.
One interesting bit of context to the kerfuffle at Yale: I was a student at Northwestern University from…
The attacks on individuals have obscured the historical and contemporary injustices that sparked their protests.
As the candidates gather in Milwaukee, will Ben Carson, Donald Trump, or Marco Rubio assume the mantle of GOP frontrunner?
Voters handed control of the scandal-ridden Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Democrats, in a race remarkable for its vitriol.
A journalist at the University of Missouri is mobbed by a crowd insisting he is the aggressor.
A U.S. Supreme Court showdown is next after a Fifth Circuit panel blocks the administration’s executive actions on deportation.
City residents approved a public-financing program in which voters will get $100 worth of election vouchers—the first of its kind in the nation.
Even as the number of hunters declines, presidential candidates still don orange vests and head off in pursuit of game.
Will Bardenwerper, who joined the Army after the 9/11 attacks and served as an infantry officer in Iraq, has…
Six words: the ability to file for bankruptcy.
Chuck Rosenberg is the second administration appointee to break ranks with the president over whether police are “chilled” by scrutiny.
The conservative conviction that the press is biased against Republicans has helped candidates survive tough questions.
In some cases, they may make it legal for police to track and profile people of color.
A fight over Halloween costumes at Yale has devolved into an effort to censor dissenting views.