The former first lady was notably eager to learn about people she didn’t understand—and recognize she might have been wrong about them.
Recent photographs from Mexico Beach, Panama City, and neighboring Florida towns, as the full extent of the damage wrought by Hurricane Michael becomes clearer.
Michael is the strongest storm to hit Florida in 80 years, and the most powerful to ever strike its panhandle region.
In the history of America, female anger is political fuel.
30-year-old Lila Rose advocates for reversing Roe v. Wade.
A collection of images from Chicago as it was some 75 years ago
The Founding Fathers designed America to be impervious to demagogues, but social media has derailed the system.
American presidents usually address the United Nations General Assembly in the fall—as you can see here, and as Donald Trump…
I have been offline, traveling for actual reporting, over the weekend, and reappear to find… argh!!! There is no possible…
Here are some items from the news that barely break the consciousness-barrier, amid the Kavanaugh confirmation fight and other chaos…
Because these details tend to get lost in the froth, let’s pause to note two extraordinary steps Donald Trump took…
A growing number of defense attorneys are becoming filmmakers, producing documentaries for an audience of one: the judge.
Dogs, cats, and other animals that were left behind, or caught in the storm, are being rescued and cared for by owners, neighbors, and first responders.
Even though Florence has been downgraded to a tropical depression, much more rainfall and flooding have been predicted for already hard-hit regions.
Two days ago, Paul Manafort made his plea-bargain deal with Robert Mueller’s federal investigators. As part of the terms, he…
The most cynical decision George H. W. Bush made as president was to nominate Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court…
Governor Ricardo Rosselló describes how opportunity can be created for the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Some of tribalism's worst impulses, such as demagoguery and scapegoating, are beginning to permeate American politics.
Political enthusiasms are running high around the country.
In 1858, Abraham Lincoln warned that America could not remain “half slave and half free.” Today, the country remains divided by racism—and the threat is as existential as it was before the Civil War.
As participation in civic life has dwindled, so has public faith in the country’s system of government.