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Will a Republican Congress grant President Donald Trump a path to easily confirming his nominees and turning his campaign promises into law? Not necessarily. The history of congressional-presidential...

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Immigrant communities and their advocates are gearing up to challenge President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals for immigration policy. The U.S. federal system structure of government may be their best...

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Germany is recovering from one of the most deadly terrorist attacks since the 1980 bombing at Munich’s Oktoberfest. On Dec. 19, 12 people were killed when Anis Amri, a Tunisian citizen who had claimed...

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In 2017, the Trump administration will likely continue and expand the Obama administration’s focus on removing immigrants convicted of crimes. Whether Trump will break ground for a wall along the U.S....

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The latest victim of Turkey’s climate of insecurity is Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey. Karlov was assassinated Dec. 19 by a 22-year-old police officer. Disguised as a security guard...

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Bikini waxes, keratin hair blowouts and all-you-can-eat steakhouses. In the United States, all three are closely associated with the word “Brazilian.” Yet, although none of these things are linked...

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Two days after the U.S. presidential election, Marine Le Pen – the leader of the right wing French National Front – tweeted out congratulations to Donald Trump. During a controversial BBC interview...

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Some observers are calling the recent events in Venezuela a transition to blatant dictatorship. Venezuela is in a deep, protracted crisis. The government is acting increasingly authoritarian, and the...

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Trump’s efforts to fill the top jobs in his incoming administration bring to mind those of Dwight Eisenhower, who was the last person elected president without having earlier served in elective office....

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The white working class surprised many pundits and social scientists by supporting Donald Trump, leading some to describe the election results as a “whitelash.” The fact that the president-elect successfully...