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In Wisconsin, Democratic candidates won the 2018 elections for governor and attorney general. But the Republican-controlled legislature quickly introduced and passed lame-duck legislation that takes power...

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“Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme. But the adage is only half right, according to my research on transgender mental health. Words...

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The naval base at Guantanamo Bay is quietly commemorating its 115th anniversary. On Dec. 10, 1903, the United States established its first overseas military, base on 45 square miles of Cuban territory. Today,...

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For years, feminists in Myanmar have been fighting to gain even the most basic legal rights for women. Spousal abuse is still legal in the isolated military dictatorship formerly known as Burma. Even...

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U.S. government officials are making a coordinated effort to find evidence of immigration fraud by reexamining the files of immigrants who became U.S. citizens. They are searching for cases where individuals...

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When Donald Trump announced Jeff Sessions’s nomination as his attorney general, the position was seen as a reward for Sessions’s early endorsement of the president’s 2016 campaign. “The only...

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Ivan Duque has only been Colombia’s president since August, but already his government is in crisis. The country that has been gripped by near-constant protest since the 42-year-old conservative took...

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The retired candy entrepreneur Robert Welch founded the John Birch Society 60 years ago to push back against what he perceived as a growing American welfare state modeled on communism and the federal...

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New reports have emerged from the Syrian civil war that banned chemical weapons are being used in Aleppo, a city on the edge of the last remaining rebel stronghold, Idlib province. Since 2011, the war...

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Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, mental health professionals have come forth in historically unprecedented ways to warn against entrusting the U.S. presidency to someone who exhibits...