In picking John Kelly, Donald Trump passed over more obvious choices in favor of yet another retired general for his cabinet.
We talked to documentary filmmaker Paul Freedman about his film Merci Congo in anticipation of its premiere on VICELAND.
Republicans control both parts of Congress and the White House, but that doesn't mean their time in power will
Greg McKelvey is rapidly becoming the new face of left-wing protest politics in one of America's most left-wing cities.
"I don't think that we have ever seen one person operating in such an unconventional way have an impact on the events of the year," the magazine wrote.
Despite incredibly harsh conditions and a request from a Sioux leader that non-Sioux campers leave, many are staying put.
"I am going to run in 2020," Biden said. "For president. You know, what the hell, man, anyway."
One of Donald Trump's favorite punching bags, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, is as good as killed. So what was it, anyway?
The former neurosurgeon has an inspiring life story, but it's hard to say what qualifications he'll bring to the table as Donald Trump's secretary of housing.
Protesters, including some anti-fascists itching for a fight, were prepared for the KKK to arrive in Danville, North Carolina. But the Klan never showed.
A major victory for the "water protectors" at Standing Rock was greeted by cheers and cautious optimism.
Giving individual companies money to keep factories in the US makes for good headlines, but economists from across the spectrum say it doesn't do much long-term good.
Some of the defining workers' struggles of recent times have been fought by migrants.
Believe it or not, there are reforms on the horizon that could help some debtors—but it's far from clear if student debt is a priority for Donald Trump or the incoming Republican Congress.
After the historic decisions regarding marijuana in the 2016 United States election, we talked to Krishna Andavolu of Weediquette about what might lie ahead.
The Trump tax cuts probably won't help the lower of middle classes, but maybe we'll enjoy the new airports Trump wants to renovate?
Jill Stein has created a lot of headlines with her recount campaign, but can that enthusiasm be transformed into a viable political movement?
Pelosi won 134 to 63 against her opponent, Ohio representative Tim Ryan.
Most Americans don't realize this, but el Líder Máximo was the inspiration for—and butt of—a lot of very excellent jokes.
Petitions have been signed, bills have been proposed, activists have shouted from the rooftops—but America is still a long ways away from electing a president by just counting all the votes.
A soap opera–esque scandal centered around the alleged antics of a "shadow president" has revealed deeper problems in South Korean society.
The president-elect will take a break from his transition to head out on a "thank you tour" around the country, starting in Cincinnati on Thursday.
Donald Trump is just like you or me: When he has a thought, he tweets it.
Think of this as a checklist that probably no one in the White House will keep.