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Revolutions don't just happen. A data-driven approach to studying activism suggests two characteristics can vastly increase chances of success.

A growing number of high-profile men brought down by the #MeToo movement are now attempting to make a comeback, stirring debate on second chances for those who have lost their jobs.

Inspired by the challenges to the current presidential administration, law professor Kim Wehle has written a guide to the founding document — and its susceptibility to interpretation.

It's not just "Medicare-for-all" or the Green New Deal that will spark differences among candidates. Trade marks a big divide wedged by the Trump agenda. And what would each tackle first as president?

A joint bid by Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo aces out the runner-up Stockholm, Sweden. Italy hosted the Winter Games in 2006 in Turin.

A broad executive order issued Monday is supposed to help consumers get better estimates of health care costs. But whether it will be a game changer depends on the details, say health care analysts.

Reports of children detained in crowded and unsanitary conditions long beyond the maximum legal limit have created a new controversy over the administration's immigration policies.

Prompted by a request by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the department's acting inspector general said he will look into what led to a postponement of the abolitionist's appearance on the note.

At least eight Americans vacationing on the island have died since summer 2018. Vittorio Caruso of Glen Cove, N.Y., is reported to have died there this month.

The White House unveiled its economic peace proposal for Palestinians on Saturday: $50 billion for Palestinians and countries in the region. It isn't clear who would contribute the funding.

A researcher made the discovery after ordering monarchs from a breeder. To help them, experts recommend planting milkweed.

Senate Republicans in Oregon have refused to come to the Capitol, denying the legislature the quorum needed to vote on a cap-and-trade bill. The state police has been sent to retrieve them.

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