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The Role of the President as "Consoler-in-Chief"

Reflecting on Presidents as "Consolers-in-Chief"

Pittsburgh's civic leaders urged President Trump to stay away after the synagogue attack. A historian weighs in on the role of the presidency in uniting Americans after a tragedy.

On the Campaign Trail, Trump Seeks to Energize his Base

The President has largely stuck to issues intended to motivate his core supporters, like immigration, while downplaying the economy and his tax reform legislation.

How Cities Around the World are Providing Services to Refugees

A new report from the International Rescue Committee looks at how cities around the world are integrating refugees.

Photographing the Starving Children of Yemen's War

New York Times staff photographer Tyler Hicks is behind the devastating new photos of starving children in war-torn Yemen. He shares his experience documenting their brutal reality.

"Halloween" Movie Credits Spook Some Female Horror Fans

The new "Halloween" boasts the biggest movie opening ever for a female lead over 55, with Jamie Lee Curtis. But unlike the original, the new movie was written by three men.


Michael Beschloss

Christopher Cadelago

Tyler Hicks

Monica Castillo

Samer Saliba

Linda Lopez

Mary Lambert

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