Throughout the course of American history, peaceful transitions of power have been the result of choices made by individuals, not the U.S. political system. What does that mean if Trump loses in 2020?
To one scholar of the post-truth era, tuning in to Robert Mueller's testimony Wednesday was to hear a duel over the facts. Not what the facts imply – but what the facts are.
Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.
An economist explores data on injuries, which states ban fireworks and other interesting stats on what President John Adams referred to as 'illuminations.'
Every American shoots off almost a pound of fireworks a year, on average, and their growing personal use is causing injuries to climb.
The rule of law can take on different meanings depending whom you ask and where you are – but in the US it pretty much means one thing.
Distrust of the irreligious has been commonplace in the American political discourse from the founding.