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People carry photos of soldiers who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. AP Photo/Andres Kudacki

America’s role in the world 75 years after Pearl Harbor

The Japanese attack on a US naval base on Dec. 7, 1941 set in motion a series of events that transformed the United States into a global superpower. Will Donald Trump bring that era to an end?
A throwback to the Clinton White House? Jeff Christensen and Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

A third term for the Clintons?

Hillary Clinton's candidacy has revived an old controversy in a new way: presidential third terms. It is, as one historian explains, a controversy as old as the nation itself.
Explaining ‘America First’ on June 7, 2016. Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Trump’s ‘America First’: echoes from 1940s

Seventy-five years after it was discredited by an FDR victory and U.S. entry into World War II, the GOP's candidate revives a controversial slogan.

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