A roundup of some of our favorite stories that we published in the past year.
From Ferguson to Charleston, longstanding problems erupted back into public view.
Over the last 12 months, some candidates soared as others stumbled.
The GOP candidates shared a stage in Vegas, but seemed locked in their own, only occasionally intersecting conflicts.
Republican Senate candidates are wrestling with that possibility—and with the uncomfortable tensions within their party that it has exposed.
In the wake of terrorism, the burdens of Islamophobia fall especially hard on students.
Greek life is backtracking on a bill that would limit schools’ ability to adjudicate cases.
A substantive discussion in Milwaukee left much of the field unchanged—but a couple candidates managed to boost their fortunes.
Voters handed control of the scandal-ridden Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Democrats, in a race remarkable for its vitriol.
Two senators had very good nights, while a former Florida governor struggled more than ever.
What the Confederate flag means to a southerner who refuses to embrace it
Five candidates faced off in Las Vegas, as they tried to shake up the race.
The GOP rivals squared off at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and a surprising victor emerged.
A new federal policy seeks to tackle the college sexual-assault problem—but can it change the status quo?
The candidate’s plan offers up popular items from the menus of other politicians, but its most novel element may prove more controversial.