We asked four of our regular economics writers to examine a key theme they expect to flare up in 2018 and why.
A scholar who has interviewed hundreds of Christians across the country explains how he sees religious beliefs and values intertwining with pragmatic concerns.
First They Killed My Father works hard to achieve authenticity in a genre that is as old as cinema itself.
It's been 16 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Understanding what propelled al-Qaida's attacks could help guard against further violence.
What is a grand jury, who serves on it and what is it used for? A criminal law expert tells you everything you need to know.
If Trump is lying to his own lawyers about Russia, he is risking Bill Clinton's fate.
While current congressional leaders are digging in their heels along party lines, it might be good to take a step back and consider how two Senate leaders in the 1980s reached across the aisle.
The first President Bush had some impressive foreign policies wins, but could he be best remembered for getting the US entangled in Iraq?
Reagan, Clinton, Obama and Trump would all pull from the Kennedy playbook, from mastering the media to exuding masculine vitality.
South African economist is one of leading voices questioning the way we relate everything to a single statistic.
Franklin D. Roosevelt is famous for really getting a lot done fast. Will history remember Trump so kindly?
Does Trump’s family have too much sway in the White House? We consider parallels ranging from the Ottoman empire to the Clinton administration.
It's become popular among politicians to say they 'misspoke' when they are caught in a lie.
A scholar considers the limits of 'running government like a business.'
President Trump gave a speech at the Prayer Breakfast that pledged to be "tougher" in international dealings and protect religious liberty. How does it compare with past Presidents?
A political scientist looks at the similarities between the new American president and the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. What might the parallels portend for US politics?
In this year's election, the system of majority voting didn't allow voters to express their opinions adequately. If they had, the choice would have been between Kasich and Sanders.
Brexit and Trump aren't to blame. The rise of 'post-truth' is rooted in the middle-classes, not the masses.
At a time when politicians are struggling to gain the public's trust, Janet Reno's legacy as an honest, humble public servant may serve as an example moving forward from the election.
There's more than one reason, according to two professors who have studied 25 years of Clinton's public life.