“Your child isn’t going to be shot,” Donald Trump vowed. It was a promise he could never have kept—but there’s no evidence he even tried.
After a previous horrific massacre via AR-15, the one in Las Vegas last winter in which a single murderer killed…
Two hundred years ago, one of the 19th century’s most significant Americans began his life in anonymity and bondage.
Benjamine Spencer has been in prison most of his life for a violent crime he may not have committed. But his guilt or innocence may no longer matter to the justice system.
A 1996 bill has had a chilling effect on the CDC’s ability to research firearms.
Democrats could gain politically if the company chooses a city in a battleground state for its second North American headquarters.
David Frum argues that if the Republican Party believes in democracy, its politicians must fight for it.
For 200 years, this Mardi Gras krewe has kicked off the festival at the crack of dawn with a very important message.
In the mid-1930s, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed thousands of former slaves, some of whom claimed the president came to their plantations disguised as a beggar or a peddler, telling them they’d soon be free.
Facilities in four states claim they’ll risk losing federal funding if they allow assisted suicide.
Military parades say more about those who order and watch them than those who participate in them.
Lyndon B. Johnson was an effective policymaker but failed to protect his legacy—much in the same way Obama’s is being toppled today.
An elementary school in Utah will now be named for the first black female engineer at NASA, who was memorialized in Hidden Figures.
The 18-year-old American is already seen as the greatest athlete in the sport’s history—and he’s competing at his first Olympics in an especially talented field.
The U.S. is losing something as the publication disintegrates—a magazine with guts and heart.
The troops would be better served doing almost anything else to improve combat effectiveness.
A collection of U.S. presidents being photographed with prominent African American performers and artists—from President Harry Truman meeting with Duke Ellington in 1950 to President-Elect Trump with Kanye West in 2016.
But energy experts say the industry isn’t suffering because of the president’s policies—yet.
The university will bar “abortion-inducing drugs” from its insurance plans but begin covering “simple contraceptives,” a move its president calls a “complex decision.”
SpaceX’s 27-engine Falcon Heavy successfully blasted off from Florida with a cherry-red Tesla convertible in tow.
A bipartisan compromise that just passed the state Senate would require minority-party support for political maps, and would limit the number of communities that could be splintered.