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Why is endorsement such an important part of political campaigns?

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine joined 50 national security...

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How can global sporting competitions like the Olympics promote positive international relations?

The 2016 Olympic Games began Friday...

On the final night at the Demo­c­ra­tic National Con­ven­tion, a Mus­lim Amer­i­can cou­ple named Khizr and Ghaz­ala Khan came to the stage and deliv­ered a patri­otic speech about their son, a U....

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Why is it important to be open to criticism as a leader?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is being roundly criticized for...