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Donald Trump Era Opens With Darkness

The 45th U.S. president took office by discarding the postwar precedent of values-based U.S. lead...

United States

Donald Trump's Long History With Russia

WASHINGTON, DC — President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA - NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!" Trump, however, has a long history with Russia, trying ...

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Democracy At Risk, A Loud And Clear Warning For 2017

The rise of Donald Trump, as well as the growing power of populist leaders in Europe, will requir...

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Ankara Is Not Sarajevo, Bad Analogies Of Russian Envoy Assassination

The killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov has set off comparisons to 1914 and the...

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Trump And His Generals, Major Military Weight In Next White House

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John Kelly as secretary of homeland security, officials familiar with the decision said Wednesday, recruiting a third ...

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My Muslim Faith, Explained To Terrified Americans

Just before this week's attack by a Muslim student at Ohio State University, which authoritie...

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Leadership By Bluster, A Preview Of Trump’s Reality TV Presidency

WASHINGTON — For Donald Trump, little is more intoxicating and affirming of his own power than creating tornadoes and watching them tear across the landscape. In the space of just 24 hours this ...

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Angry And Anonymous — And I Voted For Trump

ST LOUIS — I'm the guy who never answered the phone when caller ID said "Number Unavailable." I don't want every opinion, every perspective, and every trend to be visible to those who would mold ...