The Trump administration's decision to dismiss or accept a government-prepared climate report will have life-or-death consequences, says a climate scientist involved in the previous report.
A former Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hardline approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
What should America's role in the world be? A lot of people have an answer, but few of them agree.
In international relations, words matter – and so does the credibility of the speaker.
Having stoked white resentment for his own benefit throughout his campaign, Trump is still emboldening it.
The US wants rid of NAFTA's dispute settlement mechanism but for Canada it's a red line issue.
When utilities plan investments, they think decades ahead. A recent study shows why power companies should be spending more on renewables despite the Trump administration's tilt toward fossil fuels.
Totalitarian countries have many spokespeople, but they speak with a single voice. That's a big propaganda advantage.
A scholar argues why more rules, regulations and codes, such as those proposed by Walter Shaub, will not have much effect.
What is a grand jury, who serves on it and what is it used for? A criminal law expert tells you everything you need to know.
Donald Trump has put translators and interpreters the world over in an ethical quandary. Sad!
With some tinkering, a federal tax credit that encourages developers to create new units that low-income Americans can afford to rent might yield other benefits.
If Trump is lying to his own lawyers about Russia, he is risking Bill Clinton's fate.
Stepping back from the current crisis in US-Russia relations, a Soviet expert asks: what's in store for Russia in the long term, and is a peaceful transition possible when Putin's gig is up?
Only very low-income Americans who are working or looking for work are eligible for federal, time-limited welfare dollars. This restriction doesn't always help them get back on their feet.
An ancient Roman fable imagines a cinaedus, well-known for his brazen effeminacy, fighting heroically. This story raises concerns over gender identity in the military like those seen in current times.
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
Trump's rationale for cutting the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program rests on a myth at odds with contemporary data.
Some worry the US is losing its global moral authority under the Trump administration. But a close look at history reveals US leadership is not as strong as it seems.
When police coax information from low-level offenders with threats of harsh sentencing, it breeds distrust in the community and ultimately contributes to mass incarceration.