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A newspaper stock market chart showing three lines, two neutral and one declining. There are increasing signs of risk to the U.S. and world economies, as trade wars create uncertainty, says a Tufts economist.
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There is increasing risk of recession in the U.S. and around the world as trade wars create uncertainty, says a Tufts economist

There is no shortage of menacing headlines on the economy these days. Whether you are following the gyrations of the U.S. stock market, the impact...

A large class ring, with 1957 written on it, held by two hands. A ring found on a beach ends up back with the son of the man who first wore it in 1957 after graduating from Tufts.
September 9, 2019 Large Image
The story behind a ring and a passion for science that was passed from father to son

This is a story about fathers and children, things lost and found, science, and maybe just a little magic.

It begins with a glint in the...

Beto O’Rourke talks with his arm outraised. The Democratic presidential candidate in talk at Tufts promised to serve those who are often overlooked
September 9, 2019 Large Image
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke vows in talk at Tufts to serve those who are often overlooked

Gun laws, immigration, and social justice were the main topics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke addressed during a crowded question...

People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea’s firing projectiles with a file image at the Seoul Railway Station. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is expanding his arsenal and winning the game of nuclear negotiations with the U.S., says a Fletcher School professor
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Using summit goodwill to buy time, Kim Jong-Un is expanding his arsenal and winning the game of nuclear negotiations, says Fletcher School professor

North Korea is firing missiles again—testing at least eighteen of them since May. President Donald Trump has downplayed the importance of the...

Dark illustration of lone people walking behind tall walls. Conspiracy theories are more complex than you’d think—and spreading faster and farther than ever, says Tufts professor Kelly M. Greenhill.
September 5, 2019 Large Image
They’re more complex than you’d think—and spreading faster and further than ever, says Tufts political scientist

Conspiracy theories have been around for hundreds of years, but with the rise of the internet, the speed with which they spread has accelerated...

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