A jury found the Boston Marathon bomber guilty on all 30 counts for his role in the 2013 attack. That same jury now decides if he will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.
"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged."
150 years after Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, Americans are still fighting over the great issues at the heart of the conflict.
Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.
How government justification for mass surveillance during the war on drugs turned into rationalization for spying on citizens in the war on terror
A new study finds broad support for the party among the general public in 2014, even as it was resoundingly defeated at the polls.
Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton discover that their greatest assets may also be their greatest liabilities.
The Kentucky senator highlighted positions that make his presence in the presidential race vital, while struggling not to compromise them by pandering to the GOP base.
A North Charleston, South Carolina police officer is charged with murder after video shows him shooting an unarmed man in the back.
Can a denomination that's dedicated to personal responsibility formulate a collective response to structural inequalities in America?
A city council election in Ferguson tests whether organizers can channel the passion of the protests into change at the polls.
A mistaken mark on a voter-registration form draws attention to the former Florida governor's bi-cultural identity.
Progressives forced the Chicago mayor into a runoff, but he's poised for reelection Tuesday.
If Sabrina Erdely set out to find a story that was emblematic of rape on college campuses, why did she focus on an allegation that would've been unrepresentative even if true?
The illusion of a shared culture can make empathy harder in the age of social media.
The man who said he'd close his business and fire his employees if Obama was re-elected ... is back!
Four years into a crisis of unknown duration, residents of the Golden State have the chance to change their habits, and find new ways to thrive.
The attack on Memories Pizza and its implications
Critics were quick to attack the framework announced on Thursday, and even some administration allies offered notably tepid responses.
Fights over ill-advised tweets and overblown laws aren't distractions—they're how we revise the social norms that govern our lives.