Democrats won a historic victory in Alabama in the U.S. Senate special election, but the unique circumstances of that race won’t be easily replicated in future contests.
When cabinet officials don’t push back on Trump’s efforts to delegitimize their agencies, they leave their staff frustrated and demoralized.
Millions of children from poor families who excel in math and science rarely live up to their potential—and that hurts everyone.
Daniel Shaver begged officers not to shoot him. What role will his death play in the push for law-enforcement reforms?
A Q&A with Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa, who insists his 40-year-old squad is still relevant in a safer-than-ever city
Worker-training programs could bring companies good workers at low costs.
Haunting archival footage complicates the legacy of a monument in Georgia.
Daryl Morey has spent a decade orchestrating a new kind of basketball juggernaut. Finally, Houston appears ready to deliver a title.
Implications for longevity and disease go beyond people losing insurance.
The GOP legislation cracks down on college endowments, and higher-education leaders are not happy.
Justices found common ground in asserting the relevance of the Fourth Amendment in the electronic age, even as they cited sharply different rationales.
Conservatives are finding new justifications for anti-Muslim sentiments—and embedding them more deeply in America’s political terrain.
SUV sales are up and social trust is down. Some researchers think that’s not a coincidence.
In the weeks following the blazes, median monthly rent in Sonoma County jumped more than 35 percent.
In the 1990s, Republican majorities made a major push to police misconduct on Capitol Hill—but their sweeping reforms didn’t solve the problem.
Democrats created an agency insulated from political institutions they no longer trust—and Trump seems determined to validate their fears.
Charities want to reserve a day for donating at a time of year when people are buying more stuff.
The workweek got off to a weird start when two people showed up expecting to fill the role of acting director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The existence of extremists like Tony Hovater doesn’t require extraordinary explanations—they stand in a long American tradition.
The new facility tells a national story through the lens of the holy book.
The latest biography of the “father of new conservatism” finally conveys the full range of his accomplishments.