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Iran and Iraq are still struggling with the aftermath of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck along their shared border on Nov. 12. The recovery effort has been slowed by politics, distrust and the...

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Eighty percent of people polled in 2016 think that the United States Constitution already has an amendment protecting equal rights for women. When they learn otherwise, more than 90 percent support an...

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How can you tell if a voting district has been gerrymandered? Every 10 years, the U.S. Census informs lawmakers on how to redistribute 435 U.S. congressional seats among the 50 states. Each state must...

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Iran and Iraq are still struggling with the aftermath of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck along their shared border on Nov. 12. The recovery effort has been slowed by politics, distrust and the...

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For many American families, the Great Depression and Dust Bowl struck like swift punches to the gut. New Deal work relief programs like the Works Progress Administration tossed lifelines into the crushing...

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The cascade of sexual harassment accusations over the past month has moved from high-profile men to lesser-known people in sectors such as higher education and the restaurant industry. In an important...

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It took some time, but it seems Chile has finally entered a new political era. For 27 years after the end of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship, politics in this South American country were dominated...

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November 20 marked the end of the Atlantic hurricane season, but for the Caribbean, it’s only the beginning of a painful recovery process. In early September, Hurricane Irma largely destroyed Barbuda...

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November 20 marked the end of the Atlantic hurricane season, but for the Caribbean, it’s only the beginning of a painful recovery process. In early September, Hurricane Irma largely destroyed Barbuda...

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What can those armed with facts – like scientists, professionals and knowledgeable citizens – do to shape policy? In April, scientists and their supporters took to the streets. The March for Science...