A U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols the U.S. border with Mexico in Nogales, Arizona.
What happens when an undocumented immigrant meets a law enforcement officer? Communication plays a major role in these high-stakes interactions.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
The most hated president in US history could teach our new leader a few things.
Data since 1950s show Americans have always been wary of refugees. A public opinion expert explains current attitudes toward Syrian refugees and what it means for building consensus on policy.
The court's reasoning suggests deep skepticism of Trump's position and spotlights the main issues for the further appeals that will surely follow.
Ban or no ban, finding a Syrian refugee in the U.S. isn't easy.
A unique poll from Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy tracks how the nation is feeling.
The Trump administration may do well to make a friend of the federal bureaucracy it's so intent on gutting, according to an expert who studies the role of civil servants in government.
Traffic wastes time, creates pollution and costs money. But can it also affect us psychologically? A new study suggests that unexpected traffic can increase the incidence of domestic violence.
UC Berkeley had a duty to protect the free speech of right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and those protesting his appearance. But what are the limits of free speech when it comes to campus safety?
Before you share another article on Facebook, consider your responsibility to make sure what you post is true.
President Donald Trump is promoting the widely discredited idea of voter fraud. Spreading the myth will make it easier to tighten voter ID laws.
Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.
This roundup from our archives explains some of the major conflicts unfolding in the seven countries singled out by Trump's executive order.
Get ready for Senate hearings and confirmation votes on President Trump's Cabinet picks by reading this roundup of key coverage from our archive.
Is Trump correct in asserting that NATO has outlived its utility? Or that NATO’s members enjoy a 'free ride' on the back of the US? A political scientist examines the evidence.
An historian based in Poland sees many similarities between Trump and authoritarian nationalists like Poland's Jarosław Kaczyński. But the parallels only go so far.