Neither Emmanuel Macron nor Marine Le Pen is from one of the two political movements that have dominated the country for decades.
From our October 2009 issue, here’s Ted Kooser’s “Gabardine” in its entirety: To sit in…
For the first time in modern French history, neither candidate is from a major party.
In France, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advanced to the second round of the presidential election. Germans vote in key elections later this year. The votes are a critical test for establishment candidates and parties.
John Donne begins the fourteenth of his Holy Sonnets with a demand that surprised me with its intensity: …
“The government won’t approve it, but the question is if they’ll shut it down.”
France holds its first round of presidential elections today, North Korea threatens a missile strike on U.S. vessel, American Airlines suspends an employee after an altercation over a baby stroller.
After a quiet start, the demonstrators grew louder as they drew closer to Capitol Hill—mirroring the long arc of the protest itself.
Tracking the controversies, allegations, and investigations into the president and his administration
Richard Grenell’s struggles with his faith and identity inform his public work.
In “Projection,” from our May 1967 issue, two-time poet laureate Howard Nemerov muses about map-making and artistic possibility…
If legislators don’t act by the end of April, miners will lose their health-care benefits. They may soon lose their retirement benefits, too.
The death toll in the Taliban attack on an Afghan military base rises to 100, a dozen protesters die in marches against Venezuela’s president, and more from around the world.
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The way the bombing has played out suggests Europe is becoming more accustomed to terrorism.
The main contenders for the presidency have sharply differing visions of France’s future.
Polls and studies reveal it’s the long, tiring grind that changes opinions about global warming.
The Supreme Court has ample reason to avoid deciding a case that could erode the Establishment Clause.
Terror's effect on the French election, the DOJ's immigration crackdown, researchers' demonstrations this weekend, and more
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The attorney general frequently claims that criticism of law enforcement can hurt morale. Now he’s doing the same.
President Trump said he plans to unveil a tax-reform package early next week.
On Friday, the president called for a formal review of the panel that can deem banks “too big to fail.”
Behind the allegations of fraud marring Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim to have won a constitutional referendum
This time, judges found the statehouse maps to be intentional racial gerrymanders.
Linda Gregerson’s “Waterborne,” from our May 2000 issue, captures many of the distinctive features of her verse. It’s subtly…
Some buyers are using shell corporations to stay anonymous while purchasing real estate from the president’s company.
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Since the 1930s, a president’s first 100 days in office have been used to measure the new administration’s progress and…
Research suggests the effects aren’t straightforward.