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ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, and his deputy, Paul Mashatile, right, help cut the cake at the party’s 112th anniversary celebration at Mbombela Stadium, Mpumalanga. Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images via Getty Images

South Africa’s ANC marks its 112th year with an eye on national elections, but its record is patchy and future uncertain

The ANC leans heavily on its liberation movement brand. But this will not necessarily be a determining factor in who will sway voters later this year.
Police walk around the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. federal courthouse in Miami before Donald Trump’s arraignment on June 12, 2023. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Trump’s trial will soon be underway in Florida – here’s why prosecutors had little choice in selecting any other courthouse location

The Constitution says that a trial must be held where an alleged crime happened – while Trump’s indictment mentions Washington, D.C. and Florida, there are a few reasons why Florida was the pick.
Abortion-rights demonstrators protest in front of the Supreme Court building on June 25, 2022, a day after the announcement of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling. Brandon Bell/Getty Images News via Getty Images

In the year since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and ruled states should decide the legality of abortion, voters at the state level have been doing just that: 4 essential reads

In the year since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, giving decisions about the legality of abortion back to states, voters and state legislatures have made their preferences on abortion clear.

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