Women and children remain vulnerable to harm even after intimate violence has occurred. Coordinating a community's response can help avoid educational, employment, social, housing and legal problems.
Both sides can point to the Vienna Convention and to diplomatic tradition to support their case.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday on a resolution that laid out a process for the inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump. But was the resolution constitutionally necessary?
Since the 1940s, Congress has largely let the president make decisions, while members of the House and Senate endorse or condemn those actions from the sidelines.
After a foreign policy win, presidents usually enjoy a short-term poll boost. But that's often followed by a long-term decline.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
Does a foundation's award of a US$1 million prize to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raise ethical questions? It's hard to tell, because the court has no published ethics guidelines.
Lebanon's 1989 peace deal ended a civil war by sharing political power between religious factions. That created a society profoundly divided by religion – something today's protesters hope to change.
The US defense community is coming to understand that AI will significantly transform, if not completely reinvent, the world's military power balance.
Was the ban a Muslim ban -- or was that just an anti-Trump narrative? A political scientist combs through the data for answers.
Argentina has voted for change. Alberto Fernández, a 60-year-old lawyer, defeated President Mauricio Macri with a campaign emphasizing economic recovery, social inclusion and national unity.
A law professor explains political disclosure laws, how donors get around them – and what to do about it.
The first internet communication was underwhelming, thanks to a computer crash. But a lot has happened since then – including key decisions that helped build the internet of today.
Multiple American presidents have viewed US support of Ukraine's security and democracy as critical to the national interest. President Trump's dealings with Ukraine are a major divergence.
The US has 50 nuclear bombs stored in Turkey. As tensions rise between the two countries, a look at how they got there and what might happen next.
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
Researchers look for signals that might distinguish people who are upset and ranting online from those who intend to do real physical harm.
The popular perception of right-wing patriot militia members is that they are racist, violent and crazy. The authors of a new book about them say that's not the whole story.
Randomly selecting citizens to take turns governing offers the promise of reinvigorating struggling democracies, making them more responsive to citizen needs and preferences.
Turkey is threatening to send 3.6 million refugees back to the Syrian territory it just invaded. Deporting these vulnerable people would make them the collateral damage of a chaotic, many-sided war.
A study looked at fines in 93 California cities. Cities with more black residents and more disproportionately white police forces tended to rely the most on fines.
Blockchain technology can address some weaknesses in voting systems, but not all of them – and it opens new potential vulnerabilities, too.
Over the past few decades, the US has gradually lowered the ceiling for refugees.
China is betting that a massive set of investments around the world will bring it economic prosperity and international political power.
Many recent executions in the US by lethal injections have resulted in prolonged suffering before death. A historian asks: Could the guillotine be a preferable method?