J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb, lost his security clearance "through a flawed process that violated the Commission's own regulations," according to the Department of Energy.
NPR's Scott Simon recalls the years of the Cold War, its aftermath and how hopes for a freer world seem to have dimmed.
President Biden's Summit for Democracy has kicked off. China is not invited — but it's still trying to project its own narratives about democracy.
Chinese authorities are cracking down on student activists, exposing a paradox between a state founded on Marxist principles and the young people it calls upon to carry them out.