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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?
Sep 15, 2014 11:11 AM ET
Trace examines the benefits and drawbacks of legalizing weed, looking at states that already have laws on the books permitting its use.
Sep 5, 2014 11:37 AM ET
Piles of cash go to parties and pet causes on both sides of the political spectrum. Where do the big-donor philosophies differ, and is there any common ground?
Aug 25, 2014 09:30 AM ET
Though protests are at the moment still peaceful, the situation is tense in Pakistan, as citizens express displeasure with their government.
Aug 21, 2014 07:55 AM ET
Missouri's governor has called in the National Guard, thanks to the current unrest in the city of Ferguson. Who makes up the National Guard and what exactly is it? Tara has the answers in this explainer.
Aug 14, 2014 08:11 AM ET
It's massively in debt, to the tune of 17 trillion dollars, but the United States is still considered the wealthiest nation on Earth. Wait, what? Explain, please.
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