Jeff Adachi was the only elected Public Defender in all of California, but he was one of a kind for many more reasons.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has rejected claims that Poland collaborated with Adolf Hitler during World War II as "racist."
Tensions between the rival superpowers continue to escalate, and perhaps the greatest victim of their conflict will be planet Earth itself.
Human rights advocates, concerned by Donald Trump's embrace of ruthless autocrats, worry the move could be political.
Many in the U.S. put a sentimental gloss on World War II, turning a blind eye to its complexity, savagery and dubious legacies.
We must never forget the terrible Nagasaki bombing, especially now that nuclear weapons far more powerful than the atomic bomb are commonplace.
Global events and FDR whittled down 1930s opposition to intervention in Europe and steered the nation into World War II.
A wealth of evidence suggests that we're careening toward the kind of crash we experienced in 2008—and possibly a second Great Depression.