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Nov 26, 2014 10:22 AM ET
Do political leanings influence the manner in which liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices view the cases that come before them? Tara looks for a ruling on the question.
Nov 24, 2014 12:07 PM ET
President Obama's recent, and hotly debated, action on immigration in the U.S. has the issue front and center in many people's minds. Trace examines a form of immigration used in other countries that's based on what immigrants can offer a country.
Nov 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Taxes, divorce law and seizing property are no-nos.
Oct 28, 2014 09:55 AM ET
Every two years, midterm elections take place for officeholders and challengers at the federal, state, and local levels. Trace takes a look at elections closer to home, in our states and localities, and offers examples of ballot issues decided there.
Oct 27, 2014 10:47 AM ET
The news in recent times has been littered with stories of Russian military vehicles -- literally hundreds of times -- venturing into the sovereign territory of other nations. What's motivating the hub of the former Soviet Union to make such moves?
Oct 13, 2014 09:24 AM ET
It's an uninhabited patch of real estate at the top of the world that has several countries vying for the right to call it theirs. What's so special about the North Pole? Trace explains.
Oct 1, 2014 09:40 AM ET
Demonstrations in Hong Kong have sprung up over recent electoral changes announced by the Chinese government. Trace explains what near- and long-term issues have motivated protesters to take to the streets.
Sep 19, 2014 09:21 AM ET
Scotland's independence referendum was voted down by its citizens, but they were not the only people with thoughts of breaking away on their minds. Which other groups worldwide have secession in mind?
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