A demographer at Penn State surveyed Puerto Ricans on the mainland to see if they had plans to return to the island.
Some observers think Mugabe's overthrow by the Army might be a good thing for Zimbabwe. An Argentinean expert on Latin America's bloody military dictatorships disagrees.
Mugabe and his powerful wife have been overthrown in an apparent coup orchestrated by Zimbabwe's vice president. Will the country transition into democracy or get strapped with yet another dictator?
The shooter at the Texas church had beaten his first wife and hurt his infant stepson. This connection between mass shooters and domestic violence is the norm, not an exception.
Have you ever struggled to understand exactly what to do inside a voting booth?
When Obama was president, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to break up with America. Is it time to make up?
Civilians have become so far removed from the military and war, it can be hard to understand veterans. Their poetry can help us connect.
Atlanta is a black majority city that has elected black mayors since 1973. Two candidates now face a runoff in December.
In Virginia, suburbanites, city-dwellers and black voters together rebuffed racism as an electoral strategy and handed Dems a huge win. Is this diverse coalition the future of Old Dominion politics?
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.
Mexico's 2018 presidential race hasn't even begun, but it's already a nail-biter, featuring two women, a left-wing firebrand, party defections, strange bedfellows and no small dose of scandal.
It's time for newspapers to stop telling their dwindling number of subscribers how to vote.
How a journalist from Nebraska chased the 'Soviet dream' all the way to Russia, only to be expelled on accusations of espionage.
Scholars say elites are critical to helping ethnic communities thrive. So, who are the Latino elites and what work are they doing for their community?
With a year before Election Day 2018, election integrity depends on ensuring fairness and access for American voters. Foreign tampering is a real but less serious concern.
Two hurricanes in Puerto Rico's past fundamentally transformed the island's economy and politics. Maria will be the third, says a historian.
When lawyers represent the interests of abused animals in the courtroom, they help human victims too.
Why the Spanish Prime Minister keeps choosing a strategy of confrontation.
After the Maduro regime won Venezuela's recent gubernatorial elections, results are contested, people are desperate and the opposition has fractured. Can the resistance survive this setback?
Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the Manhattan bike path attack, wasn't a devout Muslim. He cursed and came late to prayers. A terrorism expert explains why such a man may want to be a martyr.
Ecuador's new president, Lenin Moreno, has been disavowed by the party that brought him to power after disputing with his left-wing predecessor.
Millions of people have imagined California, but only one man was its historian.
Former Trump associates face charges including conspiracy to launder money, failure to register as a foreign agent and lying to the FBI. A law professor explains what it means and what happens next.
Politicians and pundits are overplaying China's influence over Kim Jong-Un.
Incorporating lessons on healthy sexual behavior into sex ed classes and special prevention programs for youth could be key to reducing sexual violence, experts say.