A groundbreaking new study looks at how reducing parents’ financial stress affects childhood brain development.
It depends on how much influence the corporate lobby has in the final deal, and it’s not over.
Of all the many ethics controversies dogging the Trump administration, jet-setting cabinet officials may prove the most politically damaging.
The high profits of expensive phone calls and video visits are often too lucrative for prisons—which can get a share of those profits—to pass up.
The veteran senator is a fixture of California politics, but she personifies the Golden State’s past—not its present or future.
Collective denial over the depth of America’s racism amounts to a passive form of racism in and of itself.
Pruitt’s aggressive effort to repeal the Clean Water Rule is the latest battle in the Trumpian attack on environmental regulations, democratic norms, and the rule of law.
The Trump administration's decision to end the 2011 guidelines draw attention to a split in the left wing.
His legacy is being undone, and his prophetic voice is a strong antidote to Trumpism.
The religious right wants to open up the spigots of government funding after natural disasters. But their ultimate goal is to secure more public funds for churches—even if it means undoing the First Amendment.
Institutional forces, broad historical trends? Not in the Trump era, where everything is personal.
The arch-strategist of the populist right lets his hair down with our reporter, again. The plan: Blow up and take over the Republican Party.
Some critical prescription drugs are only made on the island, and Hurricane Maria halted production at dozens of pharmaceutical factories.
Tennessee’s second-largest city has become a national model for eliminating the scourge of abandoned buildings and vacant lots.
The Treasury secretary trips himself up trying to justify a tax cut that cannot possibly benefit the working class.