The court ruled unanimously that access to social media is an essential right.
Presidents past have used this nearly limitless power to halt criminal prosecutions before. What's to stop Trump?
Moviegoers get a hint of why Dunkirk stayed with those who lived through it, but an online archive of survivors' stories offers more depth.
It turns out a unified government isn't enough to get bills passed.
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Those on the receiving end of Jeff Sessions' 'tough on crime' policies are speaking out from behind bars.
Research shows how politics can easily halt reforms that require time to take effect.
Yes, American politics is getting uglier. Here's why.
Since the 1990s, the supply of deeply subsidized housing has decreased as the US population and need for housing have increased. Trump's proposed cuts to HUD won't help.
What sort of beliefs made a mass movement succeed?
Ousting an executive leader from office doesn't always have the intended effect, as these examples from Central and South America show.
Merkel’s popularity at home and on the global stage continues to grow as she runs for a fourth term as chancellor.
The US is doing so with increasing frequency around the world – most recently with Kurdish fighters in Syria. A scholar explains what can go wrong, and why this approach is likely to continue.
The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So how did North Korea get one?
A foreign policy expert takes a look at how the high-profile exchange between the U.S. and Russian leaders went down.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
A historian who studies Poland witnesses the president’s visit to Warsaw, and casts a skeptical eye at the crowd that took in the president’s speech.
North and South Korea explained in four questions and answers.
An expert on Islam and democracy examines the threat to the world's largest Muslim majority country.
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
Even Donald Trump has paid his respects to Lincoln as an emblem of unity.
Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
Musicians who learned how to play through a state-funded program called El Sistema are taking their instruments to the streets to protest the government.
Having the same number of Cabinet positions doesn't mean women have the same amount of power.
A small, but wealthy, population of Indian-Americans is playing a role in transforming US foreign policy toward India.