Torture can be defined in many ways but it is always intentional and concerns inflicting psychological or physical pain to gain information.
In the early 20th century, the US, with its vigorous and creative legal culture, led the world in racist lawmaking.
The appropriateness of the Electoral College should be seen in light of what our form of government is supposed to be - a democratic republic.
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated in Ankara on Monday evening.
A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending.
Is it voter fraud or election incompetence?
Once upon a time, in a far away land, Santa Claus gave way to Ded Moroz or “Old Man Frost.”
Modern plutocracy, whether it be in Europe or the United States, should not be allowed to continue wearing the label of “democracy”.
Crime, like everything else in America, has become politicized.
The difference is relatively simple. But Orwell makes it clear that nationalism has nothing to do with nationhood.
Charles Schumer is upset that an airline wants to charge people for overhead space.
“It’s high time ‘generation snowflake’ emerged from this regressive darkness,” she says.
The Electoral College hasn't been this popular since 1787 (or close enough).
In public discussions, men have permission to disagree. Women, on the other hand, face much more pressure to conform to the Idea.
Cereal producers, family television hosts, beer companies, and shoemakers have all been pulled into America’s political sideshow.
It’s a long-running con.
In the early 20th century, most progressives viewed as cutting-edge science what today looks like simple bigotry.
She called Trump’s election an ‘act of terrorism.’
Defining this concept is not as easy as it appears.
The New York Times reports that Donald Trump supporters are now expressing a need for ‘safe spaces’ on college campuses. But are they?
Adm. Harry Harris doesn't sound like he's much of a fan of kneeling during the National Anthem.
Slate offers a perfect example of the dangers of letting political correspondents cover the crime beat.
A buried report commissioned by the Department of Defense found $125 billion in administrative waste.
One wonders if the folks at BuzzFeed might try a similar tactic with prominent Muslims who worship at mosques.
It’s a pretty funny clip. The sad part is that there are students paying $3,000 a credit for this stuff.
And the efforts are unlikely to withstand legal scrutiny.
The holiday season is here, and with it comes the dance to make sure nobody is offended.
Tax breaks for specific companies are less ideal than broad cuts of business taxes, but they should not be confused with taxpayer subsidies.