GOP secretaries of state have pushed back on a request for voter data, and former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff says it could endanger national security.
Walter Shaub, who became an unlikely star for challenging President Donald Trump’s flouting of norms, will leave office six months early.
The president avoids outright denials of inconvenient facts, preferring to cast doubt through innuendo and misdirection.
The president’s backers aren’t impervious to reality: Confronted with untruths, they concede he was wrong, but don’t waver in their support for him.
An NYPD officer was shot and killed as she sat in a truck early Wednesday morning, in what officials called an “unprovoked” attack.
The press may never succeed in eliciting popular sympathy—instead, it needs to convince members of the public that the president’s rhetoric will hurt them, too.
The president’s love of memes drawn from the message board shows his uncommon need for adulation and inability to assess the source of information he receives.
Global outbreaks like the 2014 episode of Ebola are a certainty in a connected world, which means public-health authorities have to think across borders too.
The most urgent question for people is not whether machines will take their jobs, but how machines will change the way they behave in society.
As discussion of removing Trump ripples through the political world, a legal scholar argues that impeachment is both an essentially American tool and widely misunderstood.
An eminent historian explains why taking down Civil War statues doesn’t erase history—and why statues to slaveholding Founding Fathers aren’t next.
The president admits he never had any recordings of conversations with James Comey, but his idle threat has already set off a catastrophic chain reaction.
On Twitter, the president claims vindication against claims of collusion and reverses his acknowledgement of Kremlin tampering with the election.
The Wall Street Journal has fired Jay Solomon for becoming involved with an arms dealer, but reporters have often been unable to resist getting their hands dirty with the topics they cover.
And if so, why won’t the justice system or the NRA stand up for it?
The White House press secretary claims he hasn’t spoken with the president about basic issues, which is either a bizarre oversight or simply implausible.
The White House and the Republican leadership in Congress are doing their best to block disclosures—and it seems to be helping them enact their agenda.
Is the special counsel looking at the president? Did Trump fire James Comey on his own or because of a recommendation? On key questions, the White House can’t choose what story it wants to tell.
The London attack seems to fit with a pattern of growing attacks on Muslims—both in Europe and in the United States.
Rarely does a leader in a liberal democracy embrace, let alone foment, fear. But that’s exactly what Donald Trump did in response to attacks in London, as he has often done before.