And, in the process, they created a nation of readers.
Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination in Philadelphia, ratifying a promise made there 240 years before—that all are created equal.
Twelve years after introducing himself to the American public as the son of an immigrant, the president recast himself as a bearer of Scotch-Irish values.
Four decades after he asked his wife to set aside her own ambitions, he asked Americans to return her to the White House in her own right.
The First Lady took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention, and united a divided hall.
Breaking with two centuries of political tradition, Donald Trump didn’t ask Americans to place their trust in each other or in God, but rather, in Trump.
As the governor steps out on the national stage, Indiana delegates recall a devoted friend, who has grown into his role as an executive.
The Constitution assigns executive authority to the president—but a President Trump would hand it off to Mike Pence.
On the first day of the Republican National Convention, the candidate beat back a challenge on the floor, demonstrating his control of the GOP.
Louisiana’s governor says Gavin Long, the gunman who shot and killed three officers Sunday, came to the state to kill law enforcement officers.
It is a remarkable picture. A single woman stands in the roadway, feet firmly planted. She poses no obvious threat…
The Republican candidate refuses to apologize for his mistakes—and that may be key to his success.
One professor is on a quest to bring flavor and variety back to the American diet.
After Obama’s two terms in office, will his successor push America back toward a more robust engagement with the world?
Their degrees may help them secure entry-level jobs, but to advance in their careers, they’ll need much more than technical skills.
America’s commitment to the rights of women, the former First Lady argues, obliges it to stay the course.
Small farms are eager to meet growing demand for local, sustainable, and organic food—if only the federal government would trim regulations and get behind their efforts.
The case for an outcomes-based approach to criminal-justice reform
After a stinging defeat in the 2014 midterm elections, the president found a way to avoid being a lame duck.
The International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde asks leaders to proceed in “the most efficient, predictable way.”
The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union betrays a failure of empathy and imagination among its leaders. Will America’s political establishment fare any better?