The vast majority of US workers are deemed "at will," which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
Removing Trump from office in nine days is virtually impossible. Congress can impeach now and try him later, but this could distract from President-elect Joe Biden's all-important first 100 days.
Donald Trump has failed to understand that the constitutional separation of powers in the United States is its source of strength, not weakness.
Scholars of democracy say the real threat to the nation will come after Trump leaves office.
The crowds that stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6 were not just engaged in an effort to support Trump. The symbols they carried were of an extreme form of anti-Semitism.
Twitter has permanently suspended the account of the U.S. president, saying Donald Trump's tweets glorified the violence of the siege on the Capitol.
Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?
Rather than denigrating other nations as banana republics for their penchant for insurrections and lawless coups, the United States needs to take a long look inward following the raid on the Capitol.
Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.
When supporters of Donald Trump stormed into the US Capitol in Washington, it wasn't the first time this had happened. The last time was during a British invasion in 1814.
The attack on the U.S. Capitol follows some familiar patterns of violence inspired by politicians around the world who won't accept electoral defeats.
The first amendment could not have anticipated the rise of digital media which has profoundly changed the nature of public speech.
A year of social disconnections, deaths, job losses and political violence may lead some people to feel overwhelmed and sad. A psychologist suggests ways to find and sustain hope.
A professor of journalism explains why you should be skeptical of any numbers that you see over the next few days.
After blazing an unprecedented post-election path of inciting violence, Donald Trump's path forward contains some potential landmines.
The insurrection at the Capitol was unprecedented. So too was the coverage, according to a scholar who monitors how media reports on protests
U.S. citizens and lawmakers failed to account for the threat to democracy that resulted in the storming of the Capitol. This reflects a denial of the series of events that led to this moment.
Vice President Pence could invoke the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution, also known as the Disability Clause, if he believes Trump is 'unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.'
Donald Trump's tenure as president reveals how pathologies are part of what Americans see as their "exceptionalism."
The protests that ended in the storming of the US Capitol included members of white supremacy groups, the latest example of such groups being encouraged by politicians to challenge government.