Being an American president is a powerful but dangerous job, a fact shown by many assassination attempts.
The Thucydides Trap leads us to believe a U.S.-China war is inevitable. But is a 2,400-year-old school of thought really what the U.S. should base its foreign policy on?
A theory of history says America is in the grips of a crisis called "The Fourth Turning" that will change it forever.
Many school districts are switching over to a four day week. Is this a good idea?
The Union of Concerned Scientists recently surveyed more than 63,000 scientists from 16 federal agencies, revealing a range of attitudes toward the current administration.
Free trade may be the best system for the global economy but there are legitimate reasons for why some people had enough of it, says political scientist Ian Bremmer.
A publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says that the Great Recession that happened 10 years ago will cost us all $70K over a lifetime because of lost GDP.
We think of ourselves as rational beings, but our cognitive biases often mean our decisions are based on instincts and emotions. Here are five times cognitive biases pushed Americans to advance foreign policies...
Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former senior aide to President Donald Trump, says she’s recorded multiple secret audio tapes at the White House, including one of her firing by Chief of Staff John Kelly.
Why do great minds argue for positions we find repulsive? Today, we find out why Robert Nozick was a libertarian.
Englishman Andy Pardy is traveling 18,000 miles (30,000 km) across Europe this summer to make a continent-sized political statement
China is investing a gargantuan amount of money in Africa, but it's leaving many in the global community concerned as to why.
In Egypt, comedy can be a matter of life and death. But life in America's no cakewalk either. Political satirist Bassem Youssef on reinventing yourself, crossing cultural lines, and the future of space exploration.
A new approach to fighting the opioid crisis involves sending letters to doctors after their patients overdose on prescription drugs.
The time has come for Space Force, Vice President Pence told an audience at the Pentagon on Thursday.
Former U.S. Congressman Steve Israel explains why Congress seems so paralyzed and can't pass any commonsense gun control.
New York City passed legislation that caps new licenses for drivers with companies like Uber and Lyft in an effort to stop the erosion of the taxi industry and to study the effects the ride-sharing industry has on...
With the tegu’s successful occupation of Florida’s ecosystems, a new study predicts that this invasive species could potentially spread across the southern U.S. and into Mexico. But these voracious lizards are just...
People are bringing heavily edited selfies to plastic surgeons and asking for procedures that will make them look like their idealized versions of themselves.
"Hothouse Earth" is basically a self-sustaining engine of warming and carbon. Ummm...