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Before the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt declared four universal freedoms. Are they relevant today?
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Learn more about what the U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan entities close to the illegitimate Maduro regime actually do and why they matter.
When President Trump speaks of sovereignty, he means something very specific that lies at the heart of America's democracy.
Some countries in Africa have suspended or canceled projects that are part of China's global Belt and Road Initiative. Find out why.
Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.