Donald Trump's bizarre interview with journalist Jonathan Swan went viral this week. While some regard the US president as beyond parody, satire may be starting to bite as he slides in the polls.
It's a myth that Black voters represent monolithic support for Democrats. A recent survey shows that young Black Americans in swing states have big reservations about Joe Biden, Democrats and voting.
China presents the US with lots of security concerns but TikTok isn't one.
The president has already refused to guarantee he will accept the result of the November election, and there are many other ways he can undermine it in the minds of the voting public.
Political conventions used to pick presidential nominees in private. Now the public picks the nominee and then the party has a big party at the convention, writes a scholar of US elections.
Test positivity rates measure the success of a testing program. Even though the US performs a huge number of tests, high test positivity rates across the country show that that it still isn't enough.
Stories featuring demons and sex date back to early Judaism and Christianity. They inspired the witch craze and continue to be believed by many conservative Christians in America.
Some militia members see political unrest as an opportunity to wrest power from an overbearing federal government. But others support strict enforcement of law and order.
The lawsuits filed in Portland sparked by the presence of federal law enforcement agents sent there by President Trump are a preview of the legal battles to come in cities across the US.
This is what matters to Biden: his VP must be able to lead from day one, be a true partner in governance and have great chemistry with him. There's one clear choice who fits the bill.
The power vacuum in world leadership means New Zealand and other small states will have to create a new rules-based international order.
The cult of the personality surrounding Donald Trump is powerful and will be difficult to dislodge, whatever the outcome of the election in November.
Election campaigns tend to expose faultlines. 2020 will do that in spades.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
Australians have more trust in their government and leader to deal with the pandemic than people in US, UK and Italy. Confidence in state and territory leaders, however, is far lower.
Voters appear to be holding state premiers responsible for coronavirus case surges, rather than the federal government.
A former lawyer for the US House of Representatives explains the constitutional and historical limits barring Congress from checking the president's clemency powers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to start the annexation of the West Bank by July 1. It hasn't happened. Why?
Companies are increasingly taking stands on hot-button political issues from LGBT rights to Black Lives Matter. New research shines light on whether and when it can benefit the bottom line.
As Donald Trump's re-election looks in doubt, supporters of the U.S. president will amp up conspiracy theories about billionaire George Soros.