Sirley Silveira Paixao, an immigrant from Brazil seeking asylum, kisses her 10-year-old son Diego Magalhaes, after he is released from immigration detention in Chicago on July 5, 2018.
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Psychotropic medication is 'pharmaceutical violence' against migrant children and other incarcerated youth throughout the United States. Drug addiction is one consequence.
President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Young people of color are disproportionately affected by the lifelong consequences of having a criminal record.
In this June 2016 photo, a border patrol agent walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego.
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Free trade requires not just the free movement of goods, but of people too. If Donald Trump really wants the U.S. to have a competitive advantage, he should be encouraging more, not fewer, migrants.
Instead of fighting other countries, we should be fighting our overflowing landfills.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
President Donald Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd at Calvary Chapel in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in October 2017 following Hurricane Maria. Trump congratulated Puerto Rico for escaping the higher death toll of “a real catastrophe like Katrina.” A new study suggests almost 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
As Trump fumes about the Hurricane Maria death toll, it's clear that politics and political considerations often play an important role in how death toll estimates are communicated to the public.
Father and son reunited after being detained in Texas.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here's what you need to know.
A study finds that higher ozone levels correlate with slower performance times for college endurance athletes.
US ozone pollution has fallen in recent decades, but exposure to low levels of ozone still has serious effects on human health and well-being.
The U.S. Capitol is seen here in this January 2018 photo. Three top Russian intelligence officials met with their American counterparts in D.C. in January. Why?
In January, three top Russian intelligence officials met with their peers in Washington, D.C. What was their goal amid the Robert Mueller investigation? An expert on Russia speculates.
In this April 2017 photo, Wisconsin dairy farmer Tim Prosser is seen with his cows. Canada’s tough stance on diafiltered milk via its supply-management system has caused hardship for farmers like Prosser, forced to consider selling their milking cows and shutting down family businesses.
(AP Photo/Cara Lombardo)
Canadian dairy farmers were already well-heeled and well-protected from world market forces, but their cash grab over something called diafiltered milk has put the entire Canadian economy at risk.
Trump meets with his ‘board.’
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
What are the ethics of anonymous resistance?
An expert argues why the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times can hardly be considered an act of civil disobedience and why it might make things even worse in the Trump administration.
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.
(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)
Disparate groups that include white nationalists, business elites and evangelical Christians have all tried to put a leader in the White House. They all failed -- until Donald Trump came along.
A security officer checks a traveler’s passport.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
How did governments get the power to limit people's movements in the first place? A historian explains.
President Donald Trump, August 30, 2018.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.
Somebody say something.
Quietly fighting from within is just one way for staffers to rein in an out-of-control leader.
Bob Woodward arrives at Trump Tower, January 2017.
Bob Woodward's supposedly explosive findings about Trump are not what we need.
Trump believes the Geneva-based WTO treats the U.S. with disrespect.
The president again threatened to drop out of the World Trade Organization if it doesn't 'shape up.' But a careful review of case filings show the US isn't treated any differently than its other members.
Trump celebrates a tentative deal to replace NAFTA with advisors and Mexican counterparts.
The US and Mexico announced a bilateral trade deal that pointedly excludes Canada. A economic law expert explains what it means.
Joggers and sightseers take in the Doha skyline.
Reuters/Ibraheem al Omari
Qatar's decision to aid Turkey in the face of American sanctions against the country may finally be a snub too far for its close relationship with the US.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has shown little tolerance for dissent.
With the Trump Administration's abandonment of support for democracy and civil rights abroad, Middle Easterners may well believe that the U.S. cares little for their well-being and their very lives.