Is trophy hunting wholesome sport or pointless violence? The Trump administration moved last week to allow imports of trophy parts from African elephants, but met heavy protest and is reconsidering.
Scholars dig in to the debate on whether police should be able to defeat or circumvent encryption systems.
Four articles from The Conversation archive offer insight on mass shootings in America.
Fewer people are getting married. What gives?
Australian and UK scholars weigh in on what firearm regulations in their countries have accomplished.
From the football field to the library, this roundup of archival stories explores how the First Amendment applies to various aspects of our lives.
A roundup of research into what makes passwords secure, and options for new standards of login authentication.
When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
How, why and when do people lie – and what happens as a result?
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case on gerrymandering in Wisconsin. We dive into the research on this controversial practice.
The Senate released its new health care bill on June 22, 2017, and it differs slightly from a bill passed by the House in May. Read what our experts have written in recent months about key pieces.
Drug deaths are rising faster than ever. How did we get here and what to do about it?
The industry has wanted access to offshore oil for decades, but the Arctic remains challenging. Consumers, meanwhile, seem conflicted on expanded offshore drilling.
Trump has threatened a showdown over funding his proposed barrier between the U.S. and Mexico. Our experts offer a primer – from a history of walls to costs.
Martin Luther King Jr. led one of the most successful, nonviolent resistance movements in American history. Here's a roundup of key coverage from our archive.
It's March 14, the day we irrationally celebrate the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Here's a roundup from our archive of what we know about pi.
This roundup from our archives explains some of the major conflicts unfolding in the seven countries singled out by Trump's executive order.
As the Trump administration takes shape, Ajit Pai will lead the FCC. How it regulates the internet – or doesn't – is coming into focus. Experts describe what's at stake, and why it matters.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.