The Trump administration's proposal to block federally funded organizations from providing comprehensive reproductive health care will deprive millions of people access to sexual health services.
A new act requires that all nonsensitive government data be made available publicly by January 2020. But the plan could open up new privacy issues.
A scholar of discrimination law explains why regulations set up in the 1960s are still critical to protecting racial groups today.
Even without any disruption, SNAP benefits tend to run out before the next disbursement arrives.
America may have missed a window of opportunity to curb China’s rise when it pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Working class families have struggled for years to afford quality child care. Could the newly proposed Child Care for Working Families Act make a difference? A child care policy scholar weighs in.
History shows that diplomacy takes time and many incremental steps forward, a diplomacy expert writes.
Cohen's sudden and stark transformation from 'blind loyalty' to utter betrayal says a lot about broader changes in how Americans view their employers.
American and Chinese trade negotiators are pushing hard to get a deal, but a major sticking point remains: ensuring China honors any promises it makes.
Exporting nuclear technology is lucrative, but without strict safeguards, buyers could divert it into bomb programs. Why is Saudi Arabia shopping for nuclear power, and should the US provide it?
CNN has just announced it has hired a former Trump administration official to help direct political coverage. A storm of criticism ensued. But political hacks have long found a home in journalism.
The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. A Senate vote could end what a human rights scholar says is US complicity in genocide.
History shows that Congress can play an important role in checking a president's power.
Relying only on sanctions against North Korea may not be a productive way to get the country to give up its nuclear arms. Offering relief and aid may be more effective.
Alleged 'enemy combatants' held at Guantánamo Bay who went on hunger strikes to protest their indefinite detention were force-fed by the US military. Today, ICE is force-feeding immigrant detainees.
A Cold War era treaty helped dismantle more than 2,500 missiles between the US and Russia.
Since 1982, presidents have invited special guests to the State of the Union who they believe embody values around which the nation can rally.
Donald Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to fund his border wall. It's time to rethink how we frame disasters to stop politicians from using them for political gain.
It's not so unusual that Democrats and Republicans converge on criminal justice, at least on the surface. Deep disagreements still remain.
The Trump administration wants to end federal protection under the Clean Water Act for many small streams and wetlands. But as a geoscientist explains, these are critical parts of large river systems.