The current and former presidents at the funeral for George H.W. Bush in Washington.
American military personnel must pass a fitness for duty exam before they serve. Nuclear weapons handlers undergo a rigorous screening process. Shouldn't the president also undergo such exams?
Viktor Orban and Matteo Salvini, two of Europe’s best known ‘populist’ leaders.
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It's a slippery concept but academics have reached agreement on some of its fundamental elements.
The truth is hard to stomach, but meat consumption is taking us towards global ecocide.
Perhaps one day Humboldt pot will be as famous as Bordeaux wine.
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About two-thirds of Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational purposes, leading some to worry corporate and Wall Street interests will take over the industry.
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has said Labor MPs disproportionately come from unions.
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said "you can’t reflect society if 90% of your members of parliament were chosen from trade unions and worked in trade unions". Let's take a look at the numbers.
For teenagers, blogging about politics in school can help them hone their views – and be more tolerant of others'.
Rwanda holds the world record in share of female MPs.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Malcolm Turnbull used his appearance on Q&A to hold his political executioners to account.
Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a hefty blow to the struggling Morrison government by refocusing attention on the one question it has desperately tried to smother. That is: why was he sacked? When he appeared…
The women elected to the 2019 congress pose for a photo.
After a year of headlines and ousted CEOs, Congress has yet to pass a single piece of legislation on sexual harassment – let alone hold a hearing. That may change as lawmakers get to work in 2019.
Democrat Nancy Pelosi spoke in D.C. the night of the midterm elections.
As House Democrats prepare their agenda for the next two years, dealing with America's massive fiscal gap should be at the top of their list.
House Democrats will finally have a say in economic policy.
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While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo talks to IMF managing director Christine Lagarde during the plenary session at the IMF and World Bank annual meeting in Nusadua, Bali, Indonesia recently.
Films can be used to help understand international relations concepts.
Changing the times.
From #MeToo to #RefugeesWelcome, add a hashtag and the world will listen. Shame they're not always used for good.
Naira and her daughter, who are traveling with thousands of other immigrants from Central America, rest in Huixtla, Mexico, on Oct. 22, 2018.
A scholar who has worked with asylum-seekers for a decade explains why the legal path to safety is challenging for the migrants currently traveling through Mexico.
Some American Indian tribes, including the Navajo Nation, have moratoriums on genetic testing.
Why is Elizabeth Warren's DNA test so controversial with Native American groups? Two Indigenous geneticists explain the history and science behind the debate.
American-made F-15 warplanes fly over Riyadh.
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Trump claimed that 'we would be punishing ourselves' by using US arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a bargaining chip over the disappearance of Khashoggi. A look at the arms trade shows why he's wrong.
There are about 20 million college students in the U.S.
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More college students are registered to vote in the November midterm elections this year than they were in 2014, but it remains to be seen how many more will vote.
More milk from these Wisconsin dairy cows may find its way to Canada under the new trade deal.
Canada, the US and Mexico have signed a deal to rip up the 25-year-old NAFTA and replace it with something new. But what's actually changed?
Young people with Armenian flags protesting on the Republic Square.
Students from former Soviet countries who study in the US or Europe are more likely to develop liberal political views.
A pop-up newsroom debunking facts and proposing real time fact-checking can change how media publish stories during specific events such as elections.
Monitoring the spread of mis-information and dis-information during the Swedish national elections by a group of scholars and journalist could set a precedent elsewhere.