Politics

Politics

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By Jonathan Watts Fifteen days before the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazilian police have arrested 10 alleged Islamic State sympathisers who are suspected of planning an...

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By Isabel Kershner and James Glanz For many Israelis, the horrifying images of a truck plowing through crowds for more than a mile in the...

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By Jonathan Mahler and Dirk Johnson When Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana was in college, he found himself admiring a gold cross hanging from the...

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By Herb Silverman In a recent piece, I described striking similarities between Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich, and why Newt would be such a compatible...

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By Jonathan Pitts From the moment that Dr. Jeffrey Davis first saw the Allegany County Courthouse complex nearly 30 years ago, the monument to the...

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By Chris Mooney In an ambitious study that represents the latest merger between big data approaches and the quest to conserve the planet, scientists have found that across...

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By Robert P. Jones For most of the country’s history, white Christian America—the cultural and political edifice built primarily by white Protestant Christians—set the tone...

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By Chris Mooney The speculation is over: Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick. Recognized as a social conservative, Pence also aligns...

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By Isaac Chotiner On Friday, a coup attempt by elements of the Turkish military—the longtime adversaries of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country’s demagogic (but democratically...

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By Ben Winslow and Matt McDonald A federal appeals court has granted Planned Parenthood's restraining order against the state of Utah, prohibiting Governor Gary Herbert...