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The Senate finally approved the bipartisan debt limit bill, averting a debt default.

The first set of transcripts from the Obama Presidency Oral History will be released today.

A SIPA professor discusses how her experience growing up in a poor community in Japan fostered her interest in social welfare.

At a recent event, Columbia Law's Amal Clooney and Natia Navrouzov (LAW'23) discussed their quest for justice for the Yazidi community in Iraq.

Mailman School of Public Health students offered input on a policy proposal that is now the basis of the Smart Sentencing Adjustments Act.

President Obama (CC'83) urged journalists and historians to search for solutions in fighting disinformation and to work to strengthen U.S.

SIPA kicked off its Spotlight Interview series on April 3, with a wide range of issues including the state of U.S.

Her talk was part of a conference honoring the late Robert Jervis and his influence on the U.S. intelligence community. 

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights recently hosted a reception to welcome the latest Human Rights Advocates Program cohort.

In her book, "Violent Victors," political scientist Sarah Z. Daly delves into why aggressors in civil conflicts are rewarded at the ballot box.

A senior attorney at the Knight Institute explains why they filed the lawsuit and what's at stake for free speech.

The Great Polarization lays out the issue in stark terms, and outlines potential ways forward.