A young gun-rights activist is entitled to mercy and understanding. But so are the millions of other children who never get it.
In an interview, the presidential hopeful outlines ambitious plans for reforming immigration and policing.
A faction of the religious right has concluded that if liberal democracy does not guarantee victory, then it must be abandoned.
As it weighs a census case, the Supreme Court will have to decide whether America is a nation for all its citizens.
Going after the WikiLeaks founder for publishing state secrets places journalists at risk.
The attorney general’s theory of executive power places presidents above the law.
They rely on murderous insincerity and the unwillingness of liberal societies to see them for what they are.
A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it
Allegedly fraudulent reports support a narrative that many wish to believe.
Timothy Thomas Fortune isn’t a household name, but he had a profound influence on the struggle for civil rights.
If the Virginia governor stays, he gives license to any number of future scoundrels to remain in office despite engaging in bigotry against their constituents.
Americans should react to violence from religious and ethnic minorities with the same sense of proportion they reserve for far-right extremists.
Roger Stone is the latest of the president’s associates to ignore the most important rule in a conspiracy: Don’t take notes.
The evolving coverage of a confrontation on the National Mall offers a case study in how media outlets zigzag wildly in their efforts to please their readers.
The president turns again to flimsy rumor to build support for his policies.
An explosive report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress provides a straightforwardly impeachable offense.
The nominee for attorney general vowed independence, but his answers raised disturbing questions.
The congressman from Iowa has drawn rebukes from Republicans for his statements about white supremacy and white nationalism, but he shares many of his views with the president.
Trump’s response to Charlottesville showed the core of his philosophy: the preservation of America’s traditional hierarchies of race.
The president is pursuing a child’s strategy for getting what he wants.