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E.g., 12/16/2018
Dec 7, 2018

Protestors in yellow vests have taken to the streets in France, challenging a planned increase in France’s fuel tax. Some say the protests are symbolic of a wave of discontent among citizens who feel “invisible” or abandoned by the government and wealthy elites.

Dec 5, 2018

This week, the country mourns the loss of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. His funeral is being held today at the Washington National Cathedral.

Nov 28, 2018

This week, the Trump administration is facing criticism over the Black Friday release of its climate change report, and President Trump’s resulting statements.

Nov 7, 2018

Democrats gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 6, while Republicans bolstered their majority in the U.S. Senate.

Oct 25, 2018

Tensions continue to flair between Saudi Arabia and Turkey over the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — with mixed accounts from both parties. Meanwhile, the U.S. response to the slaying of Khashoggi, who was a U.S. resident, has been uneven.

Oct 10, 2018

After a charged confirmation process, Brett Kavanaugh now sits on the Supreme Court. What effects will this have on the Court, the American people and the midterm elections?

Jun 28, 2018

Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative who was often the “swing vote” on prominent cases, announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, effective July 31. Kennedy’s departure has significant implications for the court and will likely spark controversy on Capitol Hill.   

Apr 19, 2018

Miguel Díaz-Canel was named president of Cuba, marking a historic shift in power. This is the first time in nearly six decades a Castro isn’t leading the country.

Apr 11, 2018

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced he will not seek re-election in November, a move that’s caught some in the Republican party off guard.

Apr 6, 2018

Through five trips to Iraq, a team of journalists from The New York Times uncovered a trove of Islamic State documents that explain how the group took control of Iraq and Syria.

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