A history of the first African American White House—and of what came next
And the bright side of rising pessimism about the American Dream
Unlike past presidents-elect, Donald Trump hasn’t expanded his support since the election. His belligerent attitude toward his critics may be one reason why.
More clues that the Facebook founder is eyeing a run for office
Charter schools have fueled school resegregation in urban America.
“Trump is absolutely trying to attack our democratic institutions and to make the country more authoritarian,” one Democratic lawmaker warns.
Curfews, sports, and understanding kids’ brain chemistry have all helped dramatically curb substance abuse in the country.
The president-elect filled out his Cabinet on Thursday by nominating former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary.
For one thing, she’s never attended or taught at a public school.
Republicans love to blame the Environmental Protection Agency for some of the country’s economic woes. Is that a fair assertion?
For generations, American presidents have vowed to use their power to spread freedom around the globe. But the president-elect is set to break with that precedent.
Investments in health-care companies by Trump’s nominee for health secretary raise both ethical and legal questions.
A mix of patriotic balladeers and apolitical acts will take the stage on Thursday and Friday.
Lawmakers will question Rick Perry, the nominee for energy secretary, and Steven Mnuchin, the nominee for treasury secretary.
The president-elect’s lawyers have explained why they don’t think he’ll violate the Constitution’s foreign emoluments clause—but their arguments fall apart under closer scrutiny.
Without any of his key appointees confirmed by the Senate, the incoming president has turned to existing officials to help smooth the transition.
Narcissism, disagreeableness, grandiosity—a psychologist investigates how Trump’s extraordinary personality might shape his possible presidency.
How the vice president spent a few of his closing days in office
The president-elect’s filings with the Federal Election Commission offer the best (and only) glimpse into what he owns and owes. Here they are for the first time in a searchable, easy-to-read format.