On July 4, 1776, the United States committed itself to a set of principles. It did not always live up to those words. But the words exerted their own power.
Watch for early indications that the legal process may end badly for the former president.
The American Catholic bishops’ fight with President Joe Biden reveals much about the state of the Church.
The next big plague is coming, and despite making progress on pandemic preparedness, the U.S. might still suffer mass casualties. Here’s why.
Divorce is so expensive and complicated that it leaves many poor people trapped in bad marriages.
When a flagrantly unreliable narrator narrated his own story, people across the media spectrum responded as if he could be trusted. Why?
Attacks on symbols of nationhood are not merely symbolic actions. They strike at the nationhood the symbol represents.
The rigged “election” of Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s next president has the potential to be a turning point for the country. But its significance will be fully understood only in hindsight.
Voter-ID laws are noxious. But they don’t suppress turnout that much.
Immigrants who speak English earn more and are better accepted by Americans. But the U.S. fails to provide sufficient free English classes for newcomers.
Neither authors nor publishing houses have figured out how to turn the new president into a compelling villain.
Some states now consider pornography to be a health threat. But stigmatizing porn can do more harm than good.
“The numbers have dropped, but the trauma has not.” One of America’s foremost pastors reflects on religion, race, and the pandemic.
Yang is the first celebrity candidate who’s famous for being a celebrity candidate—and he’s defined the New York City mayoral race around him.
President Joe Biden’s chief of staff called the Republican senator’s plan “encouraging.” So why does it seem to be dead on arrival?
The nearly 93-year-old sex therapist has survived a lot of trauma. But she’s ready to get back to normal life.
His mind was made up about a 2020 presidential run—until it wasn’t.
Everyone expects Harris to run for president again one day, but her job requires her to avoid even the appearance of preparing for her political future.
Former Representative Will Hurd is trying to make the Republican Party more competitive—and more moderate. Can he succeed?
Progressive communities have been home to some of the fiercest battles over COVID-19 policies, and some liberal policy makers have left scientific evidence behind.