Her appointment as education secretary marks the crowning achievement of the Christian right's campaign to infiltrate America's secular institutions
Most women know Trump's brand of misogyny – and that's likely to cost him the White House
Decades of right-wing attacks turned a crusader of women's rights into a major target of hate
"We have a moral obligation to act and not accept that this is inevitable," says Chris Murphy of Connecticut
Zika may have already infected 80,000 Americans, just in Puerto Rico, and Congress has refused to act — what if Miami or New York is next?
What Roger Stone knows about Trump's strategy (he's winging it), and the efforts to take the candidate down
The meteoric rise and inevitable fall of the fake savior of the GOP
Fifteen years of pain and suffering outside the rule of law — why can't we close the prison at Guantanamo Bay?
The Army prosecuted Lawrence Franks for desertion — but he refuses to be called a coward
The anti-abortion movement is ramping up a new strategy: Sending pregnant mothers who have used drugs and alcohol to jail
Why did three American kids from the suburbs of Chicago try to run away to the Islamic state, and should the Feds treat them as terrorists?
Lima, Ohio, has been struggling for decades – and the GOP’s radical policies are making it even worse
Pussy Riot was just the start. How Russia is turning into a dark nation of fear, paranoia and repression
While more Americans support upholding 'Roe v. Wade' than ever, the Tea Party and the Christian right have teamed up to pass hundreds of restrictions eviscerating abortion rights in GOP-controlled state legislatures across the country
How two alienated, angry geeks broke the story of the year