Poorly worded poll questions set up a plague-on-both-your-houses narrative.
Donald Trump blamed Hillary Clinton's "animals" for the incident.
The day after running mate Mike Pence appeared to break ranks with Trump during a vice presidential debate and called Putin "a small and bullying leader," the GOP nominee adjusted his own previously warm rhetoric toward the Russian president.
A new survey finds little support for Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.
If the election were held today, Clinton has a 60 percent chance of winning by 18 electoral votes.
The German Chancellor is under more pressure amidst populist right-wing resurgence.
A Levada Center poll sees the party reach new lows for 2016, but no main beneficiary is in sight.
The two mainstream parties are selling two flavors of authoritarianism at a time when billions are discovering a better way to live in peace and freedom.