November 25, 2016 Issue

Trump's Theory of the Race

Trump's improbable run to the presidency was guided by a conviction that he could smash the "great blue wall" of Midwestern Democratic states. And smash it he did.
In Focus

The Birther of a Nation

Washington, D.C.—President-elect Donald Trump met with President Barack Obama for 90 minutes in the Oval Office on November 10, two days after the businessman’s stunning election upset. After the meeting, the two men shook hands in front of reporters and Obama told Trump, “We now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed, because if you succeed, then the country succeeds.” The polite meeting was the first time the two men had spoken, though in the past Obama said Trump was “unfit” to be president, while Trump called the president’s tenure “a disaster” and raised ugly suspicions about where he was born.
Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
Trump will have his quickest success overturning Obama's immigration policies, but the Affordable Care Act will be cumbersome to repeal.

Afghanistan's Other Refugee Crisis

Reports of intensified harassment have fed suspicions that Pakistan is pushing out long-term refugees in what could be the the world's largest forced migration.