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Feb 25, 2015 10:12 AM ET
By next year, German chancellor Angela Merkel will become the longest-serving female leader in history. Take a quick tour of her career and accomplishments.
Feb 9, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
Dec 11, 2014 09:58 AM ET
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has just released its findings on interrogation techniques used on terror suspects. Trace reviews the report's findings.
Dec 9, 2014 09:05 AM ET
With congressional budget talks often come whispers of a "government shutdown." What actually happens during one, and why do they occur? Does everything close? Trace runs down which things actually do shut down and which never really close.
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.
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