Trump's proposed tax changes would reduce charitable giving, research suggests. But letting everyone use a tax break mostly enjoyed by the rich might prevent that.
The Trump administration has set a new national policy: energy dominance. But can the US really dominate other countries through fossil fuel exports?
A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.
Donald Trump's predecessor once made an empty threat against Bashar al-Assad – and it didn't end well.
Cutting the program formerly known as food stamps would hurt low-income Americans and the whole economy. As research indicates that it's working well, this drive to defund is baffling experts.
At the Versailles court, a well-directed glance could decide a person's fate. Imagine if Donald Trump were so subtle.
Laws that limit presidential power won't enforce themselves – Congress must act.
By rolling back chunks of the Obama deal with Cuba, Donald Trump is giving up just the sort of opportunities he promised to seek out.
But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
Defiant against Trump's policies on immigration and environment, California finds itself defending its way of life – the California Dream itself.
The president restored restrictions on Americans' travel to Cuba and prohibited transactions with its military. Here's why, and what's to come.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE led a group of countries that have severed all ties to fellow American ally Qatar over its foreign policy. The US will play a key role in whether it accedes to their demands.
Research shows that context matters for understanding what a person's words mean – especially when power dynamics are involved.
Did the attorney general help create a false story on why Comey was fired? Sessions' testimony to Congress provides no answers.
For all the president's unpredictability, America's core interests remain the same.
Thwarted efforts to organize at Yale and a New York nursing home show how a changing of the guard at the National Labor Relations Board could potentially end the labor movement.
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.
Leaking classified information violates the law. But it doesn't mean that people are abandoning their ethics.
Hoover abused his power as FBI director to serve presidents' interests. The reforms that followed were set up to prevent it from happening again.
President Trump wants to slash global health funding at a time when more investment is needed, not less. This spending can protect Americans – as well as foreigners – from deadly diseases.