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At a recent rally on Roosevelt Island in New York City, Hillary Clinton remarked that she wanted the United States to be a place “where a father can tell his daughter yes, you can be anything you want...

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The U.S. is in the midst of a tepid economic recovery following a catastrophic downturn, but millions of Americans continue to feel left behind. Some turn their anger on corporations and Wall Street....

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If Senate Republicans are true to their word, the next president of the United States will nominate Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement. Given the age of several other members of the Supreme Court...

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France has been hit by a third terrorist attack against soft targets in 18 months. The first came in January 2015, when the Charlie Hebdo attacks killed 12 journalists and eight others. The second was...

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You’ve probably heard the popular aphorism “to the victor belongs the spoils of the enemy.” But you might not know who first said it. In 1832, the Senate debated President Andrew Jackson’s unpopular...

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So far, anti-Trump protests at the Republican convention in Cleveland have been relatively small in number, with marches in the hundreds, not thousands, and mostly peaceful. On the campaign trail, however,...

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Eighty years ago this week, in the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla, a group of right-wing generals staged a military coup, aimed at overthrowing Spain’s democratically elected government. The...

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The irony of internet freedom was on full display shortly after midnight July 16 in Turkey when President Erdogan used FaceTime and independent TV news to call for public resistance against the military...

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Three police officers were killed and at least three wounded in a shooting early on Sunday, July 17 in Baton Rouge. Ten days earlier – on July 7 – a sniper gunned down five police officers in Dallas. I...

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The recent shooting deaths of eight police officers in two separate incidents has shocked the nation and left us searching for answers. On Sunday morning, Gavin Long engaged in a shootout with police...