Atty. Gen. Elliot Richardson swears in William D. Ruckelshaus as his deputy. Both men later resigned rather than carry out Nixon’s order to fire the Watergate special prosecutor.
Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.
A protestor outside the Virginia courtroom where Paul Manafort was convicted of fraud on Tuesday.
The legal travails of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen bring the Mueller investigation into the White House.
The transatlantic relationship can no longer be an engine of global democracy thanks to Donald Trump. So the EU must rethink its partnerships with other democratic powers.
Ins and outs.
Watch out, Indonesia and South Africa.
President Trump is challenging the US states’ right to set their own emissions targets.
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It's time Australian states took a lesson from US states when it comes to working around obstructive federal climate change policies.
Actors Laura Harrier and John David Washington humorously and believably drive home the film’s strong racial irony.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
Even as he decries the news media, President Donald Trump actively seeks its approval.
Trump despises the media and says it's a threat to the American people. Yet the White House's daily newsletter scours the US to find good press, touting even tiny bits of praise from local newspapers.
The outrage over Trump’s comments at the joint press conference meant an opportunity for meaningful debate about policy was lost.
The extensive media coverage of the Helsinki meeting was almost universally critical of Trump, which overshadowed the chance to ask more meaningful questions about how the world deals with Russia.
A man with a plan: Jared Kushner.
It seems the Trump administration is determined to unpick the delicate threads of the Israel-Palestine peace process.
If the economy does not perform well, Trump’s ratings are likely to suffer a large drop.
As the US president brags about his approval ratings, an analysis of the poll numbers shows the upcoming mid-terms to be very tight races.
The son of a cognac maker, Jean Monnet became a champion of a unified Europe after finding inspiration for a harmonious federalist model in Canada.
Fondation Jean Monnet
In the early 1900s, young Frenchman Jean Monnet travelled Canada and was inspired by its unique form of federalism. It helped fuel his interest in a unified Europe and a transatlantic community.
GetUp! national director Paul Oosting.
A social media post shared by GetUp! Australia suggested US real wages had dropped significantly following the enactment of Trump's corporate tax cuts in January. We asked the experts to check it out.
Donald Trump’s attitude to Justin Trudeau has raised eyebrows around the world.
The world is up in arms about many politicians' increasing rudeness. Are we right to be so perturbed?
To help with the rebuilding of Syria, we need to curb the rising tide of xenophobia online. Syrian refugees get ready to cross back into war-torn Syria from the eastern Lebanese border town of Arsal, June 28, 2018.
(AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
One of the World Bank's mandates is to prepare for the physical and human capital reconstructions of post-conflict Syria. But an image reconstruction of Syrians and of Syrian refugees is also needed
U.S. President Donald Trump greets supporters in Iowa in July 2018. Why do so many people still support Trump amid a slew of scandals and demonstrably false statements?
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Experts wonder why Donald Trump remains so popular despite his eyebrow-raising statements. The answer may lie in the way he tells stories.
Presidents Trump and Putin in Helsinki.
Donald Trump admires Russian President Vladimir Putin. But Putin's track record over his career reveals a serial liar, and presents damning evidence of complicity in multiple critics' violent deaths.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
In this July 2018 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are seen at a news conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki.
(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Vladimir Putin may well have something on Donald Trump. But their close ties could also be about oil prices and Trump's efforts to get Russia to ends it alliance with China.
The 10th BRICS Summit delivered a mixed bag when judged on what it said on key issues, like global governance and trade.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.