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It’s easy to view President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency as a joke, particularly when the president himself said while making the declaration,...

Trump delays more tariffs on China in hopes of a trade...

President Donald Trump announced that he is holding off on increasing tariffs on approximately $200 billion in Chinese goods, crediting “substantial progress” in trade...

Bernie Sanders is poised to open up a painful intraparty debate...

Democrats are looking to come together as a unified party to beat President Donald Trump. But first they’re looking at a bitter, divisive debate...

How the global gag rule undermines Ivanka Trump’s plan to empower...

Ivanka Trump has her next project. The president’s daughter and senior adviser is heading the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, which seeks to economically...

An expert on what “success” in Trump-North Korea talks would look...

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The crisis in Venezuela devolved over the weekend, as embattled president Nicolás Maduro’s military blocked help and humanitarian aid from entering the country —...

It is absolutely time to panic about climate change

“It is, I promise, worse than you think.” That was was the first line of David Wallace-Wells’s horrifying 2017 essay in New York magazine about...

Top cardinal admits the Catholic Church destroyed files to hide sex...

The Roman Catholic Church took pains to deliberately hide the extent of its global sex abuse crisis, going as far as destroying documents and...

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