The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.
For all the visible damage the president has done to the nation’s global standing, things are much worse below the surface.
The 5-4 ruling in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis could weaken workplace protections—and the justices on both sides knew it.
The former education secretary thinks parents need to take radical action to change the country's gun laws.
The many signs of flagrant corruption that surround the president and his associates demand a separate probe.
A new book from Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz argues that removing a president, even when justified, can be an unwise move.
Netflix announced that former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama signed a multi-year deal with the company.
Will the president’s claims of political spying on his campaign prove true? The long string of failed vindications he’s rolled out in the past counsels skepticism.
The myriad Trump scandals can obscure the fact that they’re all elements of one massive tale of corruption.
The president’s alarming Sunday tweet could genuinely produce a crisis between the White House, on the one hand, and the Justice Department and the FBI, on the other.
Cynthia Nixon’s strong debut has New York Governor Andrew Cuomo scrambling to the left in a heated primary. But can Democratic voters trust a celebrity candidate in the age of Trump?
The primary race between two Democratic candidates for governor in Georgia exposes the larger questions facing the party.
A new exhibit reveals America’s isolationist attitudes and policies during the Holocaust—and speaks to where the country still stands today.
Regardless of whether it was aimed specifically at MS-13 members or not, President Trump’s “animals” remark is threatening to all immigrants.
The outrage after Parkland set off a moral reckoning and awakening—there’s a simple explanation for school shootings.
Nine students and one teacher were killed after a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas.
The president’s message focuses on undermining the investigators and investigation, rather than insisting that no crimes were committed.
As House moderates near success in forcing votes on DACA, Speaker Paul Ryan is facing another uprising from the conservatives who tanked the farm bill on Friday.
In a surprise announcement, President Trump said he was nominating the acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, to lead the agency on a permanent basis.
The negotiating tactics the president learned in his private-sector career don't work as well in international diplomacy.
Fed up after years of inaction, a group of GOP lawmakers is close to forcing votes on bills to protect immigrants at risk of deportation.
The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director.