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.
Calls from Democrats to dismantle the agency have grown louder in recent weeks. But the movement's goals are still murky.
The deadline has passed to reunite the youngest migrant children with their families, but thousands of other children remain alone in the system.
The transatlantic alliance has seen worse.
A lawyer who recently argued a case before Trump’s Supreme Court nominee relates what he learned.
We know about the president’s most vocal supporters. But what about his more discreet following?
President Trump pardoned Dwight and Steven Hammond, two ranchers in Oregon who were sentenced to prison for arson on public lands.
In the five years since the landmark decision, the Supreme Court has set the stage for a new era of white hegemony.
The Republican establishment’s glowing praise for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee suggests that the GOP apparatus, and its donor network, will stay loyal.
Modern Supreme Court nominees never discuss how they feel about specific cases. Chuck Schumer believes that should change when President Trump’s pick faces the Senate.
The president sought to dramatize the selection process, but he ultimately delivered a workaday statement nominating the most conventional candidate on his shortlist.
The Supreme Court’s ruling against government-employee unions may usher in a new golden age of public-sector innovation.
The fight over the 150-year old language in the Constitution is a battle for the very heart of the American republic.
Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has been deeply shaped by the needs and mores of the executive branch.
Trump's Supreme Court pick faces a brutal nomination fight ahead.
President Trump is expected to announce his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy at 9 p.m. ET.
Some of the foremost proponents of the U.K. leaving the European Union have opted out of government rather than finish what they started.
A century after the guns fell silent, the United States risks replicating the errors of the past.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning upset over Joe Crowley has energized the left, but two-term Governor Andrew Cuomo may be tougher to beat.
The Maine senator wants a Supreme Court nominee who will support precedent, but Trump's candidates aren't likely to say how they might rule on a challenge.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a major influence on matters of racial equality, individual rights, and economic liberty. His replacement could be even more influential.