One year after the Supreme Court dismissed "Korematsu," the Trump administration will begin detaining migrants in a camp where Japanese Americans were incarcerated.
The president pledged to protect LGBT people, but instead has infringed on their rights domestically.
Trump's comments on Eddie Gallagher might constitute a violation of military code and grounds for mistrial—even though they support the alleged civilian-targeter.
Denver residents voted to decriminalize magic mushrooms, in the process ending a 65-year smear campaign against an unwitting MKUltra study subject.
Trump has spoken in favor of Michael Behenna and other alleged military criminals, but he is far from the only one to do so.
Extreme risk protection orders have worked at the state level.
The recent Parkland student suicides call attention to the long-term effects of school shootings on mental health, academic performance, and economic achievement.
A college degree isn't worth what it was in the 1980s. Why would the wealthy pay huge sums to get their children into college?
The move is expected by analysts to further diminish America's "soft power."
Algorithmic prejudices can create inequalities. But in doing so, they might help lawyers pinpoint discrimination where they could not in the past.
David Hogg suggested Donald Trump declare a state of emergency over gun violence. There's Katrina-era precedent for confiscating guns during emergencies.
The speech was once useful for setting legislative agendas, but the digital age has made it a mostly useless spectacle.
There's reason to believe Trump's willingness to freeze worker pay might have created a rift that can't be fixed.
Particularly that of the country's most marginalized groups.
In 1919, a massive wave of molasses marked one of the strangest industrial disasters in modern history. It also marked a major moment in U.S. public policy.
So far, America's wage experiment appears to be a success—and it's far from over yet.
It's all a matter of politics.
New CDC data suggests suicide is becoming more commonplace in America.
A growing body of research suggests that, thanks to various environmental symptoms of climate change, America's forests are increasingly at a disadvantage when it comes to recovering from devastating wildfires.
New research finds that people living in climatically turbulent regions tend to make riskier decisions than those in relatively more stable environments.
Two years after Election Day, Trump dominates virtually every aspect of public life. How about we take a break for a day?
How can a country that spends so much on its military be at such a disadvantage?
A new NBER report finds that fringe perks hold greater appeal for white, college-educated workers, who are generally at a relative advantage in terms of wages.
In his two years in office, Trump has done plenty to legitimize views previously considered too extreme for political discourse—and that, in turn, has opened the door for political violence.
Declaring sex immutable is, in effect, discrimination by legal re-categorization.
For the Air Force, climate change just got personal.
The media outlets focused on climate change are centered in areas where the actual effects of climate change generally haven't become tangible.
To relegate academic projects that seek to untangle the complexities of human systems to the realm of grievances is a farce—one that misses the point of the academic project in the first place.
Franklin didn't set out to make a mark on the anti-war movement, but she did so anyway.
The U.S. is effectively fighting both sides of Yemen's ongoing civil war, with no clear definition of what victory looks like.
We spoke with a communications professor about the relationship between trolls and the media.
An uptick in federal investigations into the mishandling of sexual assault on college campuses has done little to affect applications or donations to universities.
Researchers find that those who have a mental illness are more likely to be the victim of a violent crime.
The seeds of the Trump movement were laid more than 50 years before his bid for the White House, after Southern Democrats suffered a series of voter defections.
Social media, governmental dysfunction, and Supreme Court malfeasance have all combined to create an atmosphere ripe for constitutional chaos.
Despite the ongoing ascension of non-state armed groups in the Middle East, the U.S. military seems to be pivoting to a power competition against Russia and China.
There are immediate health impacts of a prolonged border detention—and those effects can last a lifetime.
It seems the Department of Justice is, once again, setting its sights on free speech on college campuses.
Can an increase in the volume of suicide contagions potentially explain the steady rise in self-harm across all demographic sectors of society?
Hurricane Maria is officially the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history—yet it received just a fraction of the aid given to Houston.
A legal principle intended to protect service members after World War II has spawned a dangerous precedent.