There was a time in America when the Irish were characterized as apes, Italians as street filth, and Chinese as parasitic locusts.
While Congress was debating whether to cut funding to public media, some states had already zeroed-out support
Images from the country's most sacred burial ground
In this economy, Veterans who seek employment are facing narrowing opportunity. But for wounded veterans, that task is even harder. Dave Ward one of many people helping ease the difficult transition back to civilian life.
In a 1921 essay, an Atlantic author asks, "Why do we like one person or race, and dislike another?"
Searing summer heat scorched crops and diminished herd size, increasing prices for Thanksgiving staples
Many states spend much more money on incarceration than they do on higher education
During the Civil War, the Union and Confederate armies needed bodies to fill their ranks. The most popular recruitment strategy: offer cash to enlistees.
Even though reading news is one of the most popular uses of the iPad, users are still unwilling to pay for specialized apps
Why prophets of doom will eternally return
Here's how we're comparing the innovation dynamism of 35 metropolitan areas across the country
Periods of economic decline also bring about increases in creative and technological growth
Like climate change, long-term water shortages are an abstract problem, which makes them difficult for communities to face head-on
Since taking office the president has overseen the killing of a remarkable number of terrorist leaders. Here are the most notable.
When it comes to reporting on community issues, a new study finds that print publications are irreplaceable
It's the justices' job to rule on constitutionality of the trial, not the guilt of the prisoner
A collection of historic images shows the community, pageantry, and backstage grit of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus
Once a year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad receives escort and protection from the U.S. Secret Service
The College Board says this year's low scores are due to increased participation, but that's not the whole story