What Is Affirmative Action?

"Advocates of affirmative action contend that these programs are necessary to help overcome decades of discrimination against minority citizens and women."

The Real Story Behind the Detroit Riot

"Since the riots destroyed almost every shop on 12th Street (officially renamed Rosa Parks Boulevard in 1976), residents have had to walk several miles for groceries and other everyday supplies."

Did the U.S. Win the Cold War Against Russia?

The pertinent question, then, was not so much whether Reykjavik had given Reagan yet another boost in popularity, but whether the president could transfer any of that voter support to his Senate candidates.

How Bill Clinton's Testimony Ended in Impeachment

"Mrs. Clinton, the U.S. Congress and, ultimately, the American people may learn the details of the sexual relationship between the president and the former intern -- more, perhaps, than anyone really wants to know."

If a President Lies, His White House Team Could Pay

"If he's lied, he should tell all, apologize and hope for the best. If he doesn't step forward now, the rest of his term will be consumed by prosecutorial fallout and the risk that he will have little credibility with the public."

How Bill Clinton Got Impeached

Obstruction of justice requires that a defendant knew of a "pending judicial process" and acted "corruptly with the specific intent to obstruct or interfere with the proceedings."

What Prince Charles Did Right After Diana's Death

Charles could do worse than hitch his star to the most popular prime minister in decades, while a kinship with Charles might convince those who distrust thoroughly modern Tony that the P.M. is a traditionalist at heart.