What if impeaching the president meant the White House would switch parties? It was an ethical question Democrats faced in the 1970s.
An anthropologist went to Mexico and interviewed more than 50 people who were deported. It was like being sent to the moon, they told him.
What’s unique about this shutdown? It happened under a unified government – and that’s bad news for the GOP.
While sexual harassment is still all too common, at least we’re having more open conversations about it, and victims are speaking up on their own terms.
If they pass a deal on DACA, it's a win for both sides of the aisle and thousands of ‘Dreamers,’ but a loss for millions of undocumented immigrants.
The foundation initially seemed well-suited for cleaning up Bill Clinton's legacy after the Monica Lewinsky scandal's ugliness. That's no longer true.
Venezuela's terrible crisis has gotten worse, as children die of hunger and food riots grip the country. Still, President Maduro retains his grip on power. This is not what democracy looks like.
Congress is drafting the 2018 farm bill, which will guide agriculture, nutrition, trade and rural development policy. A former agriculture secretary explains how this bill reaches far beyond farms.
We underestimate the power of language to divide and to bring people closer together, scholars say.
Trump's anti-Haitian rhetoric ignores a long pattern of migration from Haiti to the U.S., often driven by American meddling in Haitian affairs. Today, the two nations are irrevocably bound by history.
Judges in North Carolina just threw out the state's congressional district map. The decision could have major implications for the future of partisan gerrymandering across the US.
Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for racial equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence and more.
Red tape forced some DACA recipients to change their names when they applied, making it all the more difficult to lead a normal life.
The U.S. government has ended the protective status of 200,000 Salvadoran migrants. If deported, they would go back to one of the world's deadliest places. How did violence in El Salvador get so bad?
Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military service was so easily struck down.
Although the unrest that shocked Iran's ruling elite appears to be over, there are several reasons to think this won't be the last time disaffected citizens take to the streets.
An expert on the region lays out the most essential issues to watch this year.
Police violence is like a nuclear bomb. The initial impact only causes a fraction of the deaths to come.
Despite all the media attention the far-right and so-called "alt-right" got in 2017, the numbers paint a different picture.
After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.
The National Security Strategy does a good job at listing problems and suggesting fixes. But there’s more to strategy than that.
The governor of Puerto Rico has ordered a recount of the official death toll for Hurricane Maria. The real number is likely higher by the hundreds. What happened?
Over three months since Germans voted in national elections, preliminary talks are due to start Jan. 7 on forming a coalition government. What has taken so long?
Trump has attacked NAFTA, saying that cheap, under-regulated Mexican labor hurts American workers. If he's right, then NAFTA negotiations could be a chance to push Mexico on workers' rights.
Three runaway governors. Two deadly earthquakes. One Donald J. Trump. Here's why the past year hasn't been the kindest to Mexico.