The latest survey results from the political science research project Bright Line Watch are in: US democracy gets just 61 out of 100.
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Getting the US census count right has never been easy. COVID-19 is just one thing that makes this year's task even more challenging.
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With a potential TikTok ban looming in the US, what happens if you use the app after the ban? It could put you at legal risk, experts say.
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President Trump wants to ban TikTok, the popular video app, due to security concerns. But can the government totally ban an app like that?
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"...measuring the impact of stay-at-home orders on epidemic growth offers evidence for current and future COVID-19 control and containment measures."
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By curtailing deforestation and wildlife trafficking across the globe, governments could help prevent the rise of the next worldwide pandemic.
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"We are taking on the belief that money is to blame for all that ails American politics. The reality is very different. Money does not buy elections..."
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"What went wrong? The answer is: Almost everything went wrong, and almost everything that did go wrong had been foretold."
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We tend to interpret "all men are created equal" in the Declaration of Independence to mean individual equality. That's not right, says historian Jack Rakove.
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For decades, the FBI kept tabs Black writers, artists, and activists, with agents reading their work closely and even creating their own misleading works.
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