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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rand Paul, Ilhan Omar, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to Trump urging the president to remove US troops f...

The letter from the bipartisan lawmakers urged Trump to continue with the troop withdrawal and go forward with a similar move in Afghanistan.

President Trump has personally blocked his critics on Twitter and a federal appeals court is deciding if that violates the First Amendment

A federal appeals court in New York City is mulling over whether President Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks his critics on Twitter.
President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City.

Some of Trump’s top-most advisers have reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment, which lets 14 people remove a sitting president from of...

The 25th Amendment's fourth stipulation would allow Vice President Mike Pence and 13 of President Donald Trump's 24 Cabinet members to depose him.
There are two skills students learn in high school that are more important than all the rest.

The group that makes the SAT pinpointed the 2 most important skills for students to learn for future success

The College Board has revamped the SAT and its Advanced Placement courses to reflect the importance of the skills.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

11 things you didn’t know about the US Constitution

The history of the US Constitution includes some unusual happenings and unexpected facts. Here are 11 things you didn't know about the Constitution.
Chances are, you've heard the phrase "plead the Fifth."

Where the term ‘plead the Fifth’ comes from

Whether you've heard the term tossed around colloquially, or you watch a lot of court shows, you've probably come across the phrase "plead the Fifth."

12 things you didn’t know about the Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights has been around since 1791, but most people don't know much about it.
President Donald Trump has "zero authority" to end birthright citizenship by himself, legal experts say.

Trump has ‘zero authority’ to end birthright citizenship, and this is a ‘Hail Mary’ a week before the midterms, legal experts ...

President Donald Trump has "zero authority" to end birthright citizenship by himself, legal experts say.

Trump wants to end birthright citizenship — here’s what the law says about that

The 14th Amendment of the US Constitution, and a 1952 act of Congress, say that people born in the US and subject to its jurisdiction are citizens.
A view of the crowd at the women's march in Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

People are saying US democracy is falling apart — but it’s actually working like the Constitution intended it to

Two of the three branches of US government might currently be sputtering — if they're not completely broken — but there are other powerful engines the Constitution outlines that protect US democracy, and keep it moving forward.