The legal definition of treason is often misunderstood, even at the highest levels of government. Trace examines what it really means to be a traitor.
New legislation in the U.S. Congress may speed the arrival of new drugs, but will it leave citizens more exposed to dangerous drugs that have not been thoroughly tested? Julia Wilde examines how a drug moves through the FDA's approval process.
Synthetic drug labs are popping up across China, and their products are turning up in the United States. So, how is China fueling illegal drug trade?
The CIA released a report on its failures prior to 9/11, yet parts of the report still remain classified. So, what is the government hiding?
Once you become a U.S. Supreme Court justice, you have a gig for life. Why is it different for these nine men and women, when presidents and congress persons have to be re-elected to continue serving?
The recent budget debate over funding for homeland security got us wondering about the role the agency plays in the life of the United States.
By next year, German chancellor Angela Merkel will become the longest-serving female leader in history. Take a quick tour of her career and accomplishments.
The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
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