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Johns Hopkins psychologist John Gartner suggests an "80 percent chance" that Trump will push the nuclear button
The city is confronting multiple challenges that come with economic success.
Reason and judgment are supposed to define a president. What happens when we have elected someone with neither?
The country’s elites are desperate to figure out what they got wrong in 2016. But can they handle the truth?
It starts with this story in Wisconsin.
First up: Ted Cruz.
Matt Taibbi writes: the pressures of the presidency have pushed Donald Trump to the edge, but is he crazy enough to be removed from office?
He disdains the rule of law. He’s trampling norms of presidential behavior. And he’s bringing vital institutions down with him.
The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.
In a world of bullies and machos, Angela Merkel keeps ending up on top. Andreas Kluth, our editor-in-chief, deconstructs how.
The dental lobby’s power is “right up there with the NRA.”
Neera Tanden argues that if Russia wanted its interference in U.S. democracy to yield dividends, it could hardly have hoped for more.
The comedian and his peers disdain political correctness—yet even they caution that he’s a dangerous choice.
To fund increases in defense spending and a border wall, Trump proposed cuts across departments
The Supreme Court nominee resides on the right, listens intently to the left and often finds a homespun truth somewhere in between
Millions of mail-in and absentee ballots haven’t been counted yet. They won’t change anything, though.
Political, social, and demographic forces in the battleground of North Carolina promise a reckoning with its Jim Crow past.
Canada is not a proud northern nation. Its Arctic is undefended, undeveloped and socially fraught.
People arrive at a polling station to cast their vote in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, Harpenden, 23rd June, 2016 ©Xinhua/SIPA…
Decades of Euroscepticism and ministerial rebellion led to Britain’s self-ejection from a union that voters never fully embraced
This is the biggest investigation we’ve ever published.
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A psychologist’s guide to an extraordinary personality—and Donald Trump’s possible presidency