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Robert and Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe after Mugabe

Though longtime leader is departing, his political party will rule on, meaning few improvements for populace, analyst says

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Leonardo da Vinci, the ultimate Renaissance man, is the subject of Walter Isaacson's newest book. Pictured is Leonardo da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" c.1490.

The incomparable da Vinci

Uneducated and his own creation, he still rose to the top ranks in both science and art, author Walter Isaacson recounts

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Federal charges have been brought against two former Trump advisers, including Paul Manafort (center). If evidence links Trump to criminal activity, Congress may have to consider impeachment. But as Harvard Professor Cass Sunstein points out, the Constitution sharply limits the category of impeachable offenses.

Sunstein on impeachment

In new book, Harvard law professor explains the centrality of a cautious process that helps to ensure America thrives

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) is likely to begin his second term as general secretary of the Communist Party as the nation prepares to solidify its status as a global leader.

China peers ahead

Its congress, gathering to outline policies for next five years, is likely to reaffirm Xi’s leadership

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Student being bullied by a group of students

Not a popularity contest

Most college freshmen assume classmates have more friends and fun, which may influence their efforts to make new friends, study says

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Harvard Kennedy School Associate Professor Maya Sen discusses her research into the political leanings of lawyers and argues that it is perfectly normal for attorneys hired by special counsel Robert Mueller to have donated to Democrats.

Gauging the bias of lawyers

Despite political affiliations or contributions, the only sure test of their fairness is their performance, associate professor says

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Jeffry Frieden (from left), Eric Nelson, and Jennifer Hochschild participate in "Trump's America: What's Next? A Post-Election Panel," hosted by the Department of Government.

Likely policies under Trump

Based on the campaign and transition so far, Harvard government professors probe expected areas of administration focus next year

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