A pot of flowers adorned with a cross hangs from the picket fence where University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was tied, beaten and left for dead in October 1998.
Twenty years ago, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered for being gay. A lawyer who helped implement hate crime legislation in Shepard's name reflects on its strengths and limitations.
Keluarga para korban Bom Bali 2002 berpelukan dalam peringatan 10 tahun serangan mematikan yang membunuh orang-orang terdekat mereka di Bali tahun 2012. Serangan teroris di Kuta, Bali membunuh 202 orang, 88 di antara mereka adalah warga negara Australia.
Gempuran dahsyat dari AS belum dapat menghancurkan kelompok teroris tersebut. Apa rahasia Al-Qaeda?
The World Trade Center burns after being hit by planes in New York Sept. 11, 2001.
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An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
Michael Cohen’s guilty plea has raised questions about the legitimacy of Trump’s presidency.
Congress is supposed to be a check on presidential power, but party politics has muted Republican criticism of Trump. Restoring balance means making a radical change.
Rather than fade into the night, coal plants could stick around longer under Trump’s proposal.
Trump's energy plan may meet the letter of the law but the Affordable Clean Energy Plan reflects the administration's clear agenda to move slowly or not at all on climate change.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Md.
Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, ended his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public for positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he had long embodied.
While some CEOs have been critical of Trump and his policies, most have tried to stay neutral.
Despite a growing list of reasons why business leaders might oppose the president or his policies, more than two-thirds have remained steadfastly neutral.
Just under half of all Pell Grant recipients graduate on time, new data show.
New data show that less than half of all Pell Grant recipients graduate on time – a reality that one scholar attributes to the unique barriers faced by low-income students.
Sens. Bob Corker and Bob Menendez look on during the second round of questioning of Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo.
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Senate confirmation for many of President Trump's nominees has been tough. In this speed read, The Conversation asks: What is Senate confirmation, and why do we do it?
Cuba’s new president, at the National Assembly meeting where he was appointed to succeed Raúl Castro on April 18, 2018.
Cuba has a new president — and for the first time in six decades his last name is not Castro. Who is Miguel Díaz-Canel, the man who inherits a Cuba born of Fidel's 1959 revolution?
The Spanish hotel chain Meliá has big plans for Cuba. So did the Trump Organization, up until its CEO was elected president of the United States.
As president, Donald Trump has taken a harsh stance toward Cuba. But his real estate company has tried twice to open Trump properties on the Communist island, allegedly even skirting the law to do so.
Social media companies combine many pieces of information into a complex digital profile.
For years, watchdogs have warned of the potential problems of sharing data with online companies. The Facebook data crisis has made these concerns much more real. What should be done now?
Adios Raúl, hola Miguel.
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Miguel Díaz-Canel, a 57-year-old engineer and Communist Party loyalist, is expected to succeed Raúl Castro as president of Cuba. Will change bring prosperity or instability to the Cuban people?
A teaching assistant helps a child with glue at Redwood Early Learning Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Even though child care costs more than college tuition in many states, college affordability seems to get more attention. Here's why that needs to change.
Violeta Chamorro President of Nicaragua meets with former President Bush in the Oval Office at the White House in 1992.
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Decades ago, the CIA created a secret department dedicated to spreading anti-communist propaganda around the globe. A scholar explains how it is comparable to Russian meddling through social media.
Protestors in front of the U.S. Capitol, May, 2017.
Citizen activists can influence the policy positions of their elected representatives. Their activism might well counter the advantages of the wealthy in America.
Waktunya membangun kepercayaan.
Dari algoritme pencarian Google hingga algoritme umpan berita Facebook tidak saja kompleks dan tertutup, tapi memang sengaja dibuat kabur.
Senators meet with President Donald Trump to discuss immigration on Jan. 9, 2018.
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If they pass a deal on DACA, it's a win for both sides of the aisle and thousands of ‘Dreamers,’ but a loss for millions of undocumented immigrants.
It’s time to build trust.
Social media companies arose from libertarian, free-market origins but must embrace social benefits and democracy to survive.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for Roy Moore to step aside. He later said “let the voters decide.”
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Everything on the GOP wish list just became more daunting to achieve.