An incredibly isolated Russian leader is not interested in running the country.
A too-small step in the right direction.
Academic freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.
Was Trump’s attempt to overturn the outcome a one-off or a sign of things to come?
A rather remarkable milestone in that it’s coming so late.
Joe Biden has either narrowed down his choice for running mate down to two women or he hasn’t.
President Trump has named his fourth National Security Adviser in less than three years.
Dan Coats is stepping down as Director of National Intelligence, and President Trump wants to replace him with an inexperienced, obsequious toady.
A great public intellectual, pioneering blogger, and all-around good man is gone.
Andrew Yang has been a relatively unknown candidate for the Democratic nomination, but he’s slowly risen in the polls and raised more money in the second quarter than several experienced politicians.
Rural Americans are much less likely to go to college than their urban counterparts. Is there a solution?
William Barr, who served as Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush, has been selected to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.
With the President set to announce his Supreme Court pick Monday evening, another name has entered the game.
Dueling data on civil service compensation belie the adage that you can’t choose your own facts.
The woman who wounded three people at the video company before killing herself posted insane rants all over social media.
Stephen Hawking possessed one of the greatest minds in history, but he will likely be most remembered for not letting a debilitating disease stop him from contributing to our understanding of the universe.
Trump appears to undervaluing existing bureaucracies listening more to hacks and ideologues.
A precursor to modern cable political news with an interesting past has passed away at the age of 89.
One of the pioneers of the technology revolution of the past four decades has passed away.
The Kentucky Senator and medical doctor claims an undergraduate degree he doesn’t have.
Chris Rock wants us to remember that Bill Cosby isn’t the only celebrity accused of rape.
Leslie Cohen Berlowitz, president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, is under fire for academic fraud.
Denied her chance at being Secretary of State, Susan Rice will be moving to a position that is arguably just as important in shaping American foreign policy.
Dr. Keith Ablow lays out the case that President Obama is conducting psychological warfare on us.
Emory’s James Wagner sees the 3/5 Compromise as the price for achieving a more perfect union.
Calls for more American kids to pursue STEM careers ignores the hiring realities.
John Karlin, an industrial psychologist for Bell Labs that you’ve probably never heard of, has died aged 94.
John Nagl, who became famous as a leading counterinsurgency theorist and practitioner, is taking on a new challenge: grooming young boys for life.
Men who graduate elite universities earn an additional $107,000 lifetime. It costs $234,440 to get a Yale degree.
Pat Summitt’s predecessor stepped down as head coach to work on her doctorate.
Jim Yong Kim is an impressive man. But he’s got no background in banking, finance, or economics.
The military promotion system does not reward top performers rapidly enough.
Employees of the US Federal Government earn substantially more in salary and benefits than their private sector comparables.