El derecho internacional reconoce que las mujeres y grupos LGBTQ enfrentan formas únicas de violencia que podrían merecer el asilo. Pero EEUU ya afirma que el abuso doméstico es un asunto "privado".
NATO leaders meet in Belgium today; many are worried about US President Trump's habit of breaking diplomatic norms. History is filled with other leaders acting bullishly, often with poor results.
An immigration expert breaks through the alphabet soup of federal agencies responsible for enforcing immigration laws.
After Russia's 2014 invasion of Ukraine, NATO members felt a renewed sense of purpose: deter Putin. Trump's anti-NATO, pro-Russia talk is thus an existential threat to this old transatlantic alliance.
With Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, President Trump will appoint a second justice to the Supreme Court. Will his nominees be impartial if Trump ends up in the court because of the Russia probe?
Iran has threatened to shut down this narrow seaway. Here's why that could be a big deal.
Scholarship in organizational psychology has shown that when employee morale is low, it can result in poorer performance. A new study finds this may be true for some police officers.
The percentage of trans adults has doubled in the last 10 years. Looking to human anatomy and physiology alone doesn't explain the sex and gender changes rapidly occurring. Does culture play a role?
With its attempt to purge the country's courts of 40 percent of its judges, Poland's right-wing ruling party passed another milestone on the path towards establishment of a one-party state.
Two men were convicted in 1859 of violating the Fugitive Slave Act. They had rescued a runaway slave from slave hunters in Ohio, one of the small acts of resistance that led to the Civil War.
Scholars who study trust and cooperation designed a game to find out what it would take to get citizens to support refugees coming to their country.
How city and state governments identify and keep records of suspected gang members can be problematic. Good data are essential to addressing violent crime across the US.
El Departamento de Justicia ha agregado una pregunta sobre la ciudadanía en el próximo censo de EEUU. Podría arruinar los datos de la Oficina del Censo e impactar la confianza pública en el sistema.
Studies show that people's environments influence their mood. The same is true of homeless shelters, which can either help or hurt residents' psychological well-being — and, possibly, their futures.
Are most homeless mentally ill? Is it inevitable that a society will have homeless people? A researcher digs into the real data on homelessness.