In California and across the country, landlord groups are waging a disinformation campaign to squash efforts to make rent more affordable.
They're using Big Data to manipulate elections — and weaken democracy.
Now that so much of our genetic information is stored in databases, linking us all to each other, it turns out that DNA technology is not a neutral arbiter of truth. Rather, it exerts its own influence and can be used to enhance the power imbalances that exist in this country.
The case of Asia Bibi has become a symbol of ancient hatreds in Pakistan. The country's Supreme Court has the chance to put things to rights.
... and what it means for those opposing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge explorations.
Under former President Fujimori, over 200,000 women were violated — one of the largest such projects since Nazi Germany. His party is still in power.
Some Catholic leaders are using the sex abuse crisis to unseat Pope Francis.
Has French security law turned holding Islamist ideas into proof of a crime?
Why these deals have remained popular in Washington despite the overwhelming evidence that they don't work.
How a different type of American liberalism could lead the party to victory.
A new book argues that America's forests and streams provide far more value than they cost to support.
A federal appeals court has ruled that prosecutors can withhold evidence that may prove defendants innocent before they plead guilty.
A liberal's search for God and faith in a divided country.
The historic storm has been pummeling the Carolinas for days, but officials say the worst impacts may be yet to come.
The inventors of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator saw it as a path to self-discovery — and a tool of workplace management.
When Chad Baker died from a lethal combination of cocaine and heroin, prosecutors charged Tommy Kosto, his friend and fellow drug user, with killing him — a tactic from the Reagan-era war on drugs that is gaining popularity around the country and making today's opioid crisis even worse.
What does nationalism mean in a contested state?
Why are America's elite universities censoring themselves on China?
HBO's new take on Arthur Conan Doyle's detective sees two young women solving crimes in present-day Japan.
As climate change ravages the Golden State, earthquakes could become the least of residents' concerns.