For Trump, putting America first means that being a global leader on human rights may take a back seat.
President Trump's budget reportedly will slash funding for clean energy research and development. An energy expert explains the importance of government support and spotlights some key opportunities.
How will Mueller perform as special counsel? A historian compares his actions with another former FBI director to find out.
All recent Republican presidents have cut off foreign aid tied to abortion. Trump's expansive version of those restrictions endangers billions slated for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
A president has more than one route out of office – voluntarily or otherwise.
Past presidents have made strange requests of the FBI, some of which were documented by J. Edgar Hoover.
Could Trump be removed from office? Answering that question is less about understanding the law and more about counting votes.
A professor who once held top secret clearance explains how levels of classification work and where handling sensitive information gets tricky.
Whispering secrets is a sign of a lack of trust.
An FBI historian tells stories from the agency's ups and downs over 109 years and four dismissed directors.
The Trump administration's new deal with China, which won't benefit many workers, shows the pitfalls of pursuing bilateral agreements at the expense of multilateral ones like NAFTA.
Can the U.S. recover its once positive image among Mexicans? Trade, immigration and cultural ties stand to suffer.
Trump should drop his plans to cut taxes and instead look to some of our closest friends to learn what policies actually work to build and sustain a vibrant middle class.
The White House's absurd rationale for firing Comey could mask something deeply disturbing.
The nation needs a more comprehensive approach to family leave and relief for parents with child care expenses. But the proposals the Trump team rolled out initially fell short.
Trump's plans to crack down on immigration could create the same conditions that led to MS-13's birth and expansion.
President Trump wants to renegotiate or eliminate NAFTA because of its impact on U.S. trade, but the accord is also a cornerstone of continental cooperation on security issues as well.
A scholar who has profiled the likes of Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
Trump wants to scale back national monuments on federal lands in the name of boosting the economy. But this would undo decades of investments to manage our cultural and ecological resources.
The administration's plan to significantly cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities will likely lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.