As history shows, an unflinching approach to foreign policy is rarely a good idea.
The center holds—for now. France buys some time, while Britain buys trouble.
The restructuring of the island’s debt allows no role for the Puerto Rico’s government.
The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy.
The GOP's Obamacare replacement has cleared its first hurdle. Now comes the harder part.
Ryan Zinke and Donald Trump go after the lands set aside to preserve America’s natural heritage—even though they’ve already started to provide economic benefits.
Education reformers targeting teacher job protections have been struggling in court.
Jonathan Chait lays out a case for Obama as a transformative president.
House Republicans yank health coverage from millions, bringing needless deaths to thousands and, likely, justifiable death to their own electoral prospects.
Instead of demanding answers from airline executives, House Republicans echoed the industry’s anti-regulation talking points.
Opponents of minimum-wage increases have long focused on the wrong economic questions.
The potential villains in the FBI’s anti-Clinton narrative were all women.
Two new books on America's religious history provide key insights into the currents that produced one of the country's least religious and least biblically literate presidents.
A conversation with Sarah LeVine, coauthor of Do Parents Matter? Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don’t Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax
The FDA's authority was under legal attack even before Trump. Now the agency faces a triple threat.