Obama won a second term! And just as with every other point in the election, the nation's pundits are already telling us what it means. Here are all their takes as they come in.
Reuters on African penguins, The New York Times on fake beaches, NPR on Norfolk, VA and rising sea levels, The Washington Post on geoengineering, and The Daily Climate on women in climate science.
Pennsylvania, home to the guy who said voter ID laws would help Romney win the state, should not be worried about minorities not voting. It should obviously be more worried about white voters being intimidated by black guards at majority black polling stations, according to conservatives.
Ramesh Ponnuru on drones, Michael Gerson on math and politics, Kevin M. Kruse on truth in politics, Randy E. Barnett on the Libertarian Party, and Sasha Issenberg on why we vote.
It's finally Election Day! And last night Jon Stewart checked in on the home stretch on The Daily Show.
Election day is near, and from the looks of Google search trends, people are taking the opportunity to check whether Barack Obama is Muslim, socialist, or a citizen.
The Guardian on dire climate change warnings for business, Associated Press on dwindling green jobs, Reuters on oil spill clean-up tech, San Francisco Chronicle on Shell drilling for oil, and Grist on archiving emails.
Aaron B. O'Connell on military-industrial complex, Robert J. Samuelson on campaign disconnect, David Corn on political truth, Steven Greenhut on California's spending problem, and Gordon G. Chang on China's Enrons.
Automobile Magazine on Tesla Model S, The New York Times on wolf-hunting, Bloomberg BNA on local environmental issues, The Guardian on Malaysia's eco-city plans, and Reuters on Chinese environmental protests.
Romney and Obama have really hopped, skipped, and turned all across the country to campaign, as you can see in this fun animated map video of their campaign travels by statistician Jerzy Wieczorek.
Paul Krugman on partisan politics, Charles Krauthammer on ideological ascendancy, Haley Barbour on disaster relief, Thomas K. McCraw on immigrant innovation, and Carl Pope on politics of green.
Things are improving in New York, and all things said, conditions could be worse, Jon Stewart mused last on The Daily Show. Just look at what life is like in the Swing State Hell that is Ohio.
Wall Street does not donate to Barack Obama like it used to, and this striking month-by-month comparison chart from Center for Responsive Politics shows just how much its fallen out of love with the president since the last election.
Los Angeles Times on San Francisco's green identity, Grist on the dirty details of clean coal, Slate on Denmark's bikers, Time on caring for trees, and Reuters on a huge elephant tusk seizure.
The Daily Show returned last night, and Jon Stewart looked to his news team to compare Hurricane Sandy damage in lower Manhattan versus upper Manhattan.
Matt Miller on Sandy's moral instinct, Susan Antilla on the broken brokerage system, E.J. Dionne Jr. on compromise, Xiao Guozhen on Chinese law and advocacy, and Donald Cohen on the minimum wage.
Center for Public Integrity on pollution and oil refineries, The New York Times on the axolotl salamander, BBC on bananas as the new potato, The Guardian on diseased forests, and Nature on agriculture and greenhouse gases.
The internet may seem abstract, but it does actually need hardware—hardware that can be damaged by storms like Sandy. As this chart from internet intelligence group Renesys shows, outages happened across the Northeast but were concentrated in New York City.
David Rohde on Sandy and inequality, Yonah Freemark and Lawrence J. Vale on housing aid, David Weigel on glamorizing the flip-flop, Kathleen Parker on the race card, and Ted Galen Carpenter on the Mexican drug war.