Three stories show how today's deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
Is Trump up or down? Will the public vote yes or no? Who will win the election? A mathematician's guide to understanding polls in the media.
Russian interference in the U.S. election is part of a bigger pattern, according to a former ambassador from Montenegro to NATO.
The White House is pushing for more private prisons. But do the industry's promised benefits hold up to scrutiny?
What will happen to the landmark abortion rights ruling with Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court?
Mexico City ranks first among 16 international cities surveyed for physical and verbal harassment on public transportation, but street harassment is reported each day from dozens of U.S. cities.
More and more people are talking about the 'rural-urban divide,' but what does that phrase actually mean? We asked experts from around the country to illustrate the gap in graphs and maps.
Trump's budget would eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities, breaking a tradition of funding humanities scholarship that goes back to the nation's founding.
The famous anti-immigrant crusader fizzled at the polls, but the Netherlands still has a legacy of intolerance to turn around.
Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
The Irish prime minister is in Washington for the annual shamrock photo op. But, with Trump in the White House, even usually placid U.S.-Irish relations are a bit dodgy.
Americans are shocked Russia meddled in our election. But there's centuries of precedent – and, at times, it’s been the U.S. meddling.
Many children who cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally remain undetected and must fend for themselves on the other side.
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.
Does the president's specified goal of 350 ships meet the needs of the nation in the 21st century? The answer is not yet clear.
The number of prisons in the US swelled between 1970 and 2000, from 511 to nearly 1,663. Here's the story of why one town in Arkansas welcomed a correction facility.
A free speech expert has three doozies for Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
The DOJ has found excessive use of force in the Baltimore, Ferguson and Chicago police departments. Could a solution be found by seeing the police as victims of violence as well?
In 1954, US Border Patrol's Operation Wetback promised to deport millions of undocumented Mexicans. It fell far short of its target, but made a mark in the minds of immigrants who lived in fear.
An urban planning expert goes knee-deep into the murky history behind this popular phrase often used to describe the nation's capital.
Trump's orders on deportations and immigration enforcement signal a hard-line approach without consideration for important factors in the lives of migrants.
The revised ban allows entry to citizens of Iraq, but continues to block citizens of six other Muslim majority nations.
Communities on either side of the US-Mexico border feel deeply connected by ties that existed before there was a wall, or even a border.
Our morals compel us toward helping our team win. This can turn even otherwise innocuous decisions into 'us vs. them.'
A scholar considers the limits of 'running government like a business.'