North Korea’s Kim Jong Un called Trump a ‘dotard.’
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The latest salvo of insults and threats between President Trump and North Korea's Kim brought the region a little bit closer to war. China, North Korea's closest trading partner, may be the only way out.
World leaders listen to President Trump speak at the General Assembly.
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President Trump's fiery speech at the United Nations received a mostly subdued response from world leaders and others. Is there a risk we're becoming complacent?
How can we ensure technology brings prosperity to us all?
Political and community leaders must act now to preserve the American middle class and adapt the US economy for the 21st century.
Activist art makes clear that the border dynamic is a lot more complex than Trumps's 'them/us' rhetoric.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017.
Against the backdrop of the G20, Russia and the US have made a deal over Syria. But it's Putin who holds the winning hand.
Can the president block people from seeing his tweets?
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It's a new constitutional question for the internet age: Should the president be allowed to block someone on Twitter?
Angry outbursts may have derailed any other politician – but not Trump.
Some Americans have fast internet, but many still lag behind – especially in rural areas.
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The Trump administration's proposed budget suggests it will continue to spend federal dollars on expanding broadband internet access. But the rules governing internet traffic matter too.
People can make things happen.
Pittsburgh, between its industrial past and a clean, green tech-driven future.
Pittsburgh's post-industrial economic resurgence is promising, a historian of the region writes, but there's a reason President Trump highlighted the area in his speech exiting the Paris climate deal.
Locking down the federal government.
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President Trump's new executive order on cybersecurity signals some significant new federal cybersecurity efforts.
Will the inquiries continue?
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Attorney general recommendation to fire FBI Director James Comey disregarded crucial internal Justice Department investigation.
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One of Trump’s selling points was that he would 'make America great again': this meant bringing back the American dream.
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This summer sees the release of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.
Is Trump a populist, conventional conservative or something else entirely?
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A flurry of policy reversals in recent weeks suggests Trump has changed his tune from his populist campaign promises. Has he?
We need to imagine new types of borders in this era of fervent fence building.
North Korean cyberattacks may increase as the country comes under greater international pressure.
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The international community – and the U.S. and China in particular – should give serious thought to what might be North Korea's cyberattack equivalent of a nuclear weapons test.
A lot is riding on the first head-to-head meeting between Trump and Xi.
Nothing less than the fate of the global economy lies in the balance as the two strong-willed leaders sit down for their first one-on-one meeting.
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Trump would not have had a great time navigating the political intrigue presented in the Icelandic Sagas.
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The overwhelming politicism of this year’s awards have been overtaken by the Best Picture slip up.