Lauren McCauley, staff writer
First daughter and assistant to the president Ivanka Trump on an advertisement for a new $150 million, 57-story Trump luxury residential tower in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Getty)
Human rights experts are up in arms over President Donald Trump's embrace of some of the world's most reviled dictators, but as observers are pointing out, the U.S. president's warm words may have as much to do with his business interests as their authoritarian style. On Monday, Trump said he would be "honored to meet" with North Korean leader Kim...
Nika Knight, staff writer
The West Bank settlement of Givat Zeev is pictured in late December, 2016. (Photo: Getty)
The Massachusetts Democratic Party has been plunged into turmoil by a proposed...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails began a hunger strike on...


Praising Israel's security as "the best" in counterterrorism, a group of U.S. police officials just returned from studying Israeli occupation-style policing - with its military gear, tactics and mindset - in hopes of emulating their expertise in racial profiling, excessive force, mass incarceration and other rights abuses in their own communities of color. From one lucid observer, "They're learning how to suppress a people, deny their rights and use force to hold down a subject population."