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How one man fought South Carolina Democrats to end whites-only primaries...

Bobby J. Donaldson, University of South Carolina A rusting chain-link fence represents a “color line” for the dead in Columbia, South Carolina. In Randolph Cemetery,...

Senators’ silence suggests they may be taking their impeachment trial duty...

Lynne H. Rambo, Texas A&M University Several Republican senators have taken a “vow of silence” on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. Maine...

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico –...

Aileen Teague, Brown University Just a week ago, President Donald Trump appeared poised to take the drastic step of closing the U.S.-Mexico border to both...

Why Canada shouldn’t always count on special treatment from the U.S.

Christopher Sands, Johns Hopkins University There were sighs of relief across North America last week when U.S. President Donald Trump announced an exemption for Canada...

Trump and Nunes torch tradition of trust between Congress and FBI

Douglas M. Charles, Pennsylvania State University President Donald Trump’s attacks on the FBI may have reached a climax. In an apparent attempt to discredit Robert Mueller’s...

The art of the public apology

Ashraf Rushdy, Wesleyan University Just prior to his sentencing, former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar formally apologized to the more than 160 women whom he’d...

During Vietnam War, music spoke to both sides of a divided...

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, University of South Carolina Music is central to Ken Burns’s new Vietnam War documentary, with an original score accompanied by samples of...

Halloween & Election Night: Democracy Intertwined?

"Trump masks are outselling Hillary masks 3-1," said Howie Beige, executive vice president of Rubie’s costume shop in NYC, founded in 1951. “I am definitely surprised by the demand. We will be in production until the last few days before Halloween on these items.… At this point, we’re behind demand.”

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Wearable tech isn’t just for humans – dogs, cats and chickens...

By Clara Mancini, The Open University With the likes of Google Glass, Fitbit, and Emotiv wearables are now a familiar concept. Perhaps less known is...

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