On its anniversary, a look at why the Voting Rights Act was one of the most revolutionary laws passed in American history.
Yesterday's shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin shows the need to redefine patriotism as respect for religious and ethnic minorities.
From the first Lunar Orbiter to the just-landed Curiosity Rover, a slide show of great moments in NASA's history.
Economic troubles across the Atlantic haven't affected the U.S., but that could change as we head into the presidential election.
The one that got away.
This time, it's personal.
A coalition of groups is doing what you'd expect the state to do: help voters get the necessary ID.
Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there's no real evidence to suggest that this is the former Massachusetts governor's race to lose.
Fights about whether we should adopt "English only" legislation have little to do with language.
What happens when the preferences of the economic base meet the preferences of the ideological base?
Should we feel bad?
House Republicans can’t stop fuming about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The economy is steadily, if slowly, recovering.
Legal wrangling over the state's voter-ID law could make it unclear what residents need to vote in November.
Voters in three states are going to decide whether their states should legalize marijuana for recreational use in November—but don't expect the rest of the country to follow suit soon.