Donald Trump has lately been called "treasonous" by some; others say he's violated his oath of office. What are the president's Constitutional obligations -- and who holds the president accountable?
The NRA may fund political candidates but only with cash from U.S. donors. The group could face serious consequences if, as news reports allege, it broke laws and rules.
The president won't be removed from office until Republicans in the House decide to support the idea – or the midterms hand the Democrats more seats.
This tradition is so strong in the US that all lawyers are encouraged to volunteer at least 50 hours of pro bono service per year.
Camps of the 20th century were focused on resettlement. Today, the focus is on confining movement and deportation. What changed?
Russian meddling has shaken Americans' faith in democracy. But public discontent after a scandal is hardly new. Trust in government began to erode under Nixon, and it's mostly worsened since then.
Will 12 Russians indicted for hacking the 2016 US election ever come to trial? They may not, but the indictments themselves are an important step in the effort to determine the truth of what happened.
Mexico's leftist president-elect made many strange bedfellows to win the 2018 race, including business moguls, evangelicals and Marxists. How this motley new party will run Mexico is anyone's guess.
For example, 77 percent of Russians see Trump as 'self-centered.'
Once women gain access to the highest political ranks, their numbers continue to grow, a new study shows. Their presence lays a 'concrete floor' of inclusion for future governments to build on.
Central American youth are 10 times more likely to be murdered than children in the US. Child homicides in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are rising even as other violence declines.
A historian explains the significance of the Emmett Till murder for the civil rights movement.
Donald Trump's coziness with Vladimir Putin and his antagonism toward Europe is making the Russian leader look good to his countrymen and former adversaries across Europe. And Trump is looking bad.
Americans have rediscovered the Supreme Court, as they do periodically when it's at the center of controversy. With a president who attacks the legitimacy of courts, will their attention be benign?
Is the pen that signs the peace treaty more powerful than the sword in the realm of public opinion?
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.
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".
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
A sociologist interviewed hundreds of immigrants in New York, Barcelona and Paris. Here's what they say those cities get right — and do wrong — when integrating foreign-born residents.
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.
Controversial judicial appointments and divisive court rulings are not the norm everywhere. Here's what the US could learn from Europe about ensuring ideological balance on the Supreme Court.
Iran has threatened to shut down this narrow seaway. Here's why that could be a big deal.
Democrats won the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections, but Republican presidents have appointed a majority of the sitting justices. Is the court out of step with America?