Trump and Lavrov in the Oval Office on May 10, 2017. (Russian Foreign Ministry via AP)
Russian Foreign Ministry via AP
Whispering secrets is a sign of a lack of trust.
AIDS Memorial Quilt on display in Washington, D.C., 2012. HIV is a particular health concern for LGBT seniors.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
LGBT people face discrimination in health care, as well as significant health disparities. Recent moves by the Trump administration will make these topics more difficult to untangle.
Research shows that regular ethics training helps.
Ethical dilemmas arise not because someone did not know the ethical rules. Instead, they arise when individuals are unable to identify the relevant ethical principle at the time of crisis.
Trump wants to build more aircraft carriers but doesn’t have a strategy yet for how to use them.
David Josek/AP Photo
Trump's first budget proposal would boost defense spending by US$52 billion, but his desired military buildup is premised on misleading claims and lacks a strategic vision.
START Global Terrorism Database Terrorist Attacks Concentration Intensity Map.
University of Maryland
President Trump has asserted that media coverage of terrorist attacks under-represents their actual extent. Analysis of 50 years of news coverage answers this question, and raises others.
Trump poses with his brain trust.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
He campaigned on the notion that his business experience would equip him to 'make America great again,' but running a family company is poor training for the presidency.
A president’s science advisor is traditionally a close confidant.
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak
Innovation is a huge part of economic growth – and the White House needs to be well-informed on science and tech issues when setting goals and budgets. Here's how presidents get up to speed.
Robots will need to teach themselves.
Robot reading via shutterstock.com
We need to do more than teach machines to learn. We need to overcome the barriers that separate machines from us – and us from them.
What does the Nobel mean for America?
Immigrants have contributed to America's great success at the Nobel. Of the 350 Nobel winners from the United States, more than 100 have been immigrants.
President Barack Obama meets with Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell at the Oval Office.
As deadlines loom large for Congress, is there any hope for avoiding gridlock? A political scientist examines one common, informal way members build relationships across the aisle.
The Supreme Court issued a tied decision.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
A 19th-century photograph of a women’s restroom in a Pittsburgh factory.
It wasn’t even until the late 19th century that this was codified into law.
President Barack Obama laughs during comedian Larry Wilmore’s routine at the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner.
When comedian Larry Wilmore called President Obama 'my n-gga' during the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, what was he really saying?
Behavioral research shows that federal employees are more likely to click on an email if it’s sent at lunchtime.
A one-year-old White House team is trying to transform policymaking through a better understanding of how and why people act as they do.
Candidates beware! History suggests that book writing presidents are not necessarily the best presidents.
Is that a womanly or a manly finger wag?
In 2008 she ran a "manly" campaign. This year's has started off more feminine. Is this what is needed to win Clinton the White House?
They’re ready but how much of a difference will she make?
Women have made remarkable strides in politics but a Hillary Clinton White House would still have to contend with continuing sexism against women in public life.
He’s not done yet
Is the Obama presidency over? This has been the burning question on the lips of many Washington DC pundits and beltway insiders in the wake of devastating Democratic midterm election losses. According…
Tough decision: Barack Obama with the National Security Council.
Barack Obama’s decision to authorise the bombing of the forces of the Islamic State, or ISIS as it is commonly known, in northern Iraq has justifiably caught many observers by surprise. After all, the…
Even the Pentagon is issuing warnings about climate change.
Warnings about the dangers of climate change are coming from some new and not so new places. Military, security and foreign policy advisors, financial marketeers, the White House – all have recently set…