It’s been 20 years since the Chemical Weapons Convention treaty went into effect, and an entire class of weapons of mass destruction has been nearly eliminated. That’s partly why the recent chemical attacks in Syria have attracted so much attention.
Is the impeachment of President Donald Trump merely a liberal fantasy or could it conceivably happen? American University historian Allan Lichtman lays out the pros and cons.
Figuring out the exact nature of Russia’s influence over America’s president requires more disclosure than the US government has been willing to offer. It’s time to come clean.
President Donald Trump reportedly might reconsider his opposition to TTIP. We investigated how a trade deal with Europe could harm the health of Americans.
#deleteUber was briefly the most popular hashtag on Twitter. Democrats built a “Boycott Trump” app. Could consumer boycotts, rather than traditional legislative efforts long dominated by powerful lobbying groups, allow the people to make their voices heard?
Sometimes a scandal can bring other hidden things to light. In the case of the disgraced former Alabama governor, we now learn that GOP rationalizations to close DMVs were indeed nothing but a ruse for a deliberate voter suppression effort.
As the nightmare of George Orwell’s 1984 becomes reality in slow motion, there may be a silver lining. It turns out that the people have some powerful surveillance tools of their own.
In a perfect world, politicians would listen to experts and heed their advice when making decisions for the benefit of everybody. In the US, however, the GOP has waged a war on science for many years. Are scientists finally fighting back?
Another terrorist attack in Paris has sent shockwaves through France. With the country’s elections just days away and its far-right on the rise, could the attack set the table for “Frexit?”
Marijuana was introduced into US subculture in the early 1900s, and it didn’t take long for Americans’ resentment toward their Southern neighbors to manifest in draconian drug laws that continue today.
Rivers are not affected by border walls. Instead, they are subject to complicated treaties between countries. One such deal involving the US and Mexico now has to be urgently renewed. President Trump’s tough talk against Mexico does not make things easier.
While protests and complaints of fraud are unlikely to overturn Erdogan’s narrow referendum majority, his victory may turn out to be a Pyrrhic one. Keeping the economy afloat and ensuring stability in a deeply divided country pose huge challenges to the Turkish president — and to NATO and the US.
Tuition at Fordham University is among the highest in the world, but many members of its faculty rely on government assistance to make ends meet. Citing religious reasons, the Jesuit school is now trying to prevent professors from unionizing.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev told agents that four mystery men claiming to be FBI agents tried to contact him, according to a recently released 2011 FBI interview summary. Were those men really from the FBI or another federal agency? A growing body of evidence says a government connection is likely.
Congress rolled back Obama era protections against suspicionless drug testing. The targets of these programs are always those less fortunate and not the people making millions off the government.