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In the campaign, Trump was a dogged advocate for accountability and disclosure. In office, his administration has shown slim inclination to embrace transparency. Open government advocates are worried.
Feb. 4, 2017
Data overwhelmingly confirm that black people are involved in and are victims of police-involved killings at greater proportions than any other racial group in the country. But there's a new twist.
Feb. 4, 2017
What could "extreme vetting" mean in practice? For some who've helped form President Trump's refugee policies, it's not about stricter security screening. It's about something else.
Feb. 4, 2017
For one of the biggest and most successful dairymen in America, success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire of milk.
Feb. 4, 2017
In the past, women seeking help from the American Widow Project were young women whose husbands had been killed in combat. Today, their husbands are dying on U.S. soil.
Feb. 4, 2017
Jurisdictions around the country are receiving guidelines that urge courts find alternatives to jail for defendants who can't pay fines linked to minor, nonviolent offenses such as traffic tickets.
Feb. 3, 2017
The number is considerably higher than previous estimates by the administration of how many people were affected by the president's executive order barring entry to the U.S. from seven countries.
Feb. 3, 2017
Eager to defend a counterterrorism raid that killed civilians and one U.S. sailor, the Pentagon found it was touting a decade-old video. But it insists the operation was still worth launching.
Feb. 3, 2017
Robotics experts at Caltech and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have created a robot that mimics the flight patterns of bats, including swerving and diving.
Feb. 3, 2017
Researchers asked health insurance executives what worries them most about Republican plans to repeal and replace Obamacare. They said incentives to keep healthy people enrolled need to be stronger.
Feb. 3, 2017
The "Queen of Chess" gave away her final match at a major festival to make a point. And it left befuddled chess watchers wondering — in the words of one announcer — "What. Is. Going. On??"
Feb. 3, 2017
With the stroke of a pen, the new U.S. president threw thousands of lives into disarray. At the Dadaab camp in Kenya, people who have been in the resettlement process for years were at a loss.
Feb. 3, 2017
There are lots of factual errors in Bud's new ad about its founder, but it gets one thing right: the hostility toward new immigrants, an issue that reverberates just as much today as it did back then.
Feb. 3, 2017
BBC correspondent Andrew Harding was delighted by the ambiguities in the life of Mohamud Nur. He's the subject of Harding's new book.
Feb. 3, 2017
The U.S. has placed additional sanctions on Iran after its missile test on Sunday. The Trump administration says the test violated a U.N. resolution. Iran says it didn't. Who's right?
Feb. 3, 2017
Climate change has brought erratic rainfall and poor harvests to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.
Feb. 3, 2017
What a meme-maker and an investigative journalist teach us about the power of the Facebook empire, and how its opaque decisions harm real people.
Feb. 3, 2017
Now that he's declared his campaign for re-election, President Trump can continue to funnel money into his own businesses, but the payments will also face more scrutiny.
Feb. 3, 2017
A new study looks at the role that trees play in the lives of African farmers — and yields some surprising data.
Feb. 3, 2017
Less than a week after Iran tested a ballistic missile, the U.S. government expanded economic sanctions against the country.
Feb. 3, 2017

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