It's illegal to fire career civil servants for political reasons. But that didn't stop Trump appointees from retaliating against an Iranian-American State Department staffer who played a role in the Iran nuclear deal.
A tax credit aimed at helping working low and moderate-income Americans can be seized to repay defaulted student loans.
Several Democrats joined Republicans to pass legislation that would exempt mid-size and regional banks from some of the strictest levels of supervision put in place after the 2008 financial crisis.
Many dealers are themselves addicted to opioids and in need of treatment. Cracking down can have the effect of driving drugs deeper and deeper underground.
On Wednesday, students across the country will walk out of their classrooms in protest, and school leaders will respond in many different ways.
An interim administrator has been overseeing the space agency for more than 13 months — and now he’s leaving, too.
After a made-for-television moment in which he appeared to embrace expansive gun control, President Trump completed his walk-back on Monday.
They're enforced disproportionately against black Americans, sometimes with fatal results.
I suffered a rare stroke at age 32. Fortunately I had what most Americans don't: A deep bench of advocates to assist my recovery.
What makes urban spaces like New York so dynamic is the presence of both an all-night party scene and quiet family neighborhoods — respectful coexistence is a must if the city wants to remain attractive to a wide range of residents.
The city's crackdown on electric bikes is destroying the livelihood of people who make deliveries for a living — and shows how the gig economy platforms that pay them abdicate any responsibility to help.
While Congress dithers, companies are taking action on issues like gun control. But is it all just an exercise in branding?
Short periods of involuntary confinement under the Baker Act won't stop school shooters or help people like my child.
The West Virginia teacher strike represents a return to public worker unionism's radical roots.
Tariffs would help steel and aluminum makers that President Trump championed. But manufacturers using their products may be in for harder times.
A case currently before the Supreme Court could effectively shield big tech platforms from serious antitrust scrutiny.
You, a human being who we imagine likes to drive cars, are probably aware of the signs posted that state exactly how fast you can legally drive on a given road. But how the hell do those things even get determined?
The debt and the deficit don't really matter, despite what the media would have you believe.
After nearly a decade in detention, Haroon Gul believed he had a chance at freedom. Then came President Trump.
He vowed to do everything "in his power" to fight the drug issue ravaging communities across the country.
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