White House spokesman Sean Spicer and senior advisor Kellyanne Conway chat.
How do we determine what is fact? An archaeologist explains how the answer has changed over time and why it matters so much now.
Director Asghar Farhadi wins the award for best screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Their critiques may be more gentle, their attacks more circumspect – but they are resonant nonetheless. And when filmmakers like Farhadi confront Trump, they're on familiar turf: They've seen his type back home.
Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr (with the yellow t-shirt) in front of a statue of Paul Kruger at Church Square in Pretoria.
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The idea of white victimhood played an important part in Donald Trump's rise. The South African brand of white supremacy has made a tangible contribution to this narrative of victimhood.
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Donald Trump is wildly unpopular with Mexicans. But so, too, is President Enrique Peña Nieto, putting him in a tough position for this week's high-level American official visit to Mexico.
Indian Muslim woman Shagufta Sayyd prays in Mumbai, India.
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Muslims from the Salafist tradition can often be seen as 'radical.' There is not much understanding of Salafism, its history and its diversity. Here's what it means to be a Salafist.
In leaving open the option of a single-state solution, Donald Trump recently broke with two decades of international diplomacy.
What would single and two-state solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian question look like?
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The beleaguered new president is driving a wedge between his citizens and the media. Nixon would have been proud.
Vladimir Putin's aggressive nuclear strategy threatens to unpick decades of careful negotiation.
People are sometimes very willing to blatantly deny others’ humanity.
American psychologists Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneaushow how some politicians appeal to those who demonise marginalised groups, and how those groups respond with intensified hostility.
Tyler Oakley speaking in California.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
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Why do alternative histories of a Nazified world again have such commercial and cultural traction?
Trump and Shinzo Abe making friends.
Beware the 'clasp and yank'.
For a small price, Donald Trump could score the easy win he's been waiting for.
First Baptist Church Pastor John Crowder leads an open-air Sunday service four days after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, near Waco, Texas, on April 21, 2013.
The Johnson Amendment requires houses of worship to stay away from politics to receive tax exemptions. Yet, their leaders can speak out in a variety of ways that could reflect their religious views.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
Michael Flynn’s departure has left the White House under a cloud.
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Losing a national security adviser is one thing – weeks and months of slow-drip crises is quite another.
As with so many other areas of policy, Trump vacillates from one pole to another on Israel.
Trump poses with his brain trust.
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He campaigned on the notion that his business experience would equip him to 'make America great again,' but running a family company is poor training for the presidency.
Lincoln in 1858; Trump in his official White House portrait, 2017.
The most hated president in US history could teach our new leader a few things.
A woman holds Pope Francis’ head during his meeting with representatives of indigenous peoples at the Vatican on Feb. 15, 2017.
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Pope Francis appears to have defended Native American protests on the North Dakota pipeline issue. Indigenous cultures have a right to defend 'their ancestral relationship to the Earth,' he said.