Politics & Policy


TedCruz2016-072116.jpg Republicans had hoped to use this year's national convention to come together and heal the wounds in the party following a bitter primary contest. But those hopes were dashed when Texas Senator Ted Cruz took the stage in Cleveland and delivered what was in effect the first campaign speech for 2020.

Trump-GOP-071816.jpg Two of Donald Trump's children did the heavy lifting Tuesday on the second day of the Republican National Convention, captivating the crowd with both endearing personal anecdotes and solid campaign ideals.

Uruguay won a landmark lawsuit against U.S. tobacco giant Philip Morris, which had sued the South American country's government over anti-tobacco regulations implemented in 2009. "The Uruguayan government has won. The claims of the tobacco companies have been roundly rejected," President Tabare Vazquez...

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