Anti-government Russian demonstrators took to the streets in Decembe, 2011, increasing pressure on Vladimir Putin as he sought a new term as Russian president. The placard reads "Get tired! Leave!"

Putin’s Cold War mentality explains a lot


Has the White House been meddling in Moscow? Here’s a view from on the ground in Russia.

Thu MacKenzie and Madison Bau are freshmen at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.

Racist taunts tested their friendship, but this Clinton supporter and her Trump-backer pal are in it for the long haul

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

In Nigeria, many stayed up late for the drama, not the content of the US presidential debate

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French President Francois Mitterrand raises his cap as he goes for a walk in the streets of Chateau-Chinon in 1995.

French politicians have a long history of keeping their serious illnesses secret

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Stockholm's old town, the island of Gamla Stan.

Bernie Sanders wants us to be more equitable like Sweden. Could it work?

Sanders supporter outside a polling station in Manchester, NH, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

Just ’cause you’re a feminist doesn’t mean you’ll vote for a woman

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A Rutgers professor explains why feminists across generations may have chosen Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. It has to do with intersectionality and equality politics.

DHL shuts down in Ohio

DHL’s cuts could mean the loss of 7000 jobs in Wilmington, Ohio; Unemployment Compensation Fund nearly depleted.