Why the Supreme Court Upheld President Trump’s Travel Ban

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, upheld President Trump’s ban on visitors from five predominantly Muslim countries. This third version of the ban...

The Family Separation Controversy Explained

The separation of families at the Southern border has sparked furious outrage in recent days. The chainlink cages and creepy big box stores converted...

Ten Times North Korea Agreed to Denuclearization in the Past

President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yielded a reaffirmation of the pledge Mr. Kim made in April to his South...
President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shake hands as they meet for the first time, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Capella Hotel in Singapore.

The Trump-Kim Summit Explained

It was the photo-op seen around the world. An American President and a North Korean dictator, hands clasped before the flags of the two...

Can President Trump Pardon Himself?

Can President Trump really pardon himself, as he claimed in a tweet Monday? Legal scholars disagree, but even if he did, it would do...

Did the FBI ‘Spy’ on the Trump Campaign?

In the putrid rhetorical trash heap that is the public debate over the Russia investigation, a sharp divide has arisen between defenders of the...

The FBI’s Trump-Russia Informant Explained

News last week that the FBI used an informant to probe what two Trump staffers, George Papadopoulis and Carter Page, were up to in...
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

Why North Korea is Threatening to Pull the Plug on the Trump-Kim Summit

As President Trump welcomed home three Americans released from captivity in North Korea, he beamed with optimism about a diplomatic breakthrough with the world’s...
Frequency map of laurel/yanni

The Science Behind Why You Hear Laurel or Yanny

Over the past week, the internet has been consumed by a raging debate about whether a sound clip is saying “laurel” or “yanny.” The...

What Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the Iran Deal Means

While President Donald Trump’s criticisms of the Iran Deal have merit, withdrawing from it now could very well make things worse. Trump hopes that...