For the 80th anniversary, Poland has changed the site of the usual commemoration ceremony and, for the first time, has invited a U.S. president to speak.
Was a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the Supreme Court by five Democratic senators a legal argument – or a political threat?
A historian says that critics get the past wrong.
Immigrant children could remain indefinitely in federal detention if courts allow the Trump administration to ditch a landmark agreement that has protected migrant children for decades.
White nationalists in the US and Europe are appropriating the language of environmentalism.
Evidence suggests that support for stricter background checks has increased and opposition has softened.
Self-deprecating humor can be a savvy campaign strategy – but only for certain candidates.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
Some climate scientists have spoken out about the dangers of climate change. But a new study shows those voices may not be very influential.
During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. But the immigration law’s “likely to become a public charge” clause kept them out.
The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
A few years ago, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists were running the show. Now both religious movements face political repression. How did they fall so far, so fast?
People in jail kill themselves at a rate 3.5 times higher than that of the general population.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
Previously secret documents and data make it clear that many companies engaged in the distribution of prescription painkillers either skirted or ignored their legal obligations for years.
While the US has the most powerful military machine in history, it is also incomparably the most expensive – and members of Congress work aggressively to maintain it.
An ambitious new train would link resorts like Cancun to inland ancient ruins and colonial towns. That means laying rail across 932 miles of dense jungle, pristine beach and indigenous villages.
Scholars researched whether bestowing awards on volunteers who pitch in with the Boy Scouts made a difference. The answer seems to depend on whether the recognition is expected or not.
Part of a law that goes into effect in New York state on Aug. 14 allows victims more time sue in civil court. Epstein's victims can still go after his estate.
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei beat former first lady Sandra Torres with 60% of the vote. But turnout was the lowest in Guatemala's modern history, in apparent protest of both candidates.
President Trump has been assailed for making money from his Washington hotel that's frequented by those who want to curry favor with him. Turns out, getting rich off politics is an old tradition.
People living in rural and small town America have much at stake in the 2020 census. But census participation tends to be lower in rural areas.
Saudi women may now travel without a man's permission, easing one of the most repressive aspects of the country's 'guardianship' system. Women in Saudi Arabia gained the right to drive last year.
Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?