An online poll taken by millions of American students that has picked four presidential elections correctly says Barack Obama will defeat Mitt Romney on Election Day.
Does bad weather really favor one party in a national election? Data from a 2007 study is getting new attention as people ponder the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the coming week.
Voters in Iceland have pushed their crowd-sourced constitution, which includes ideas from Facebook and Twitter, closer to approval. But will the experimental process get across the finish line?
You can’t put a price on justice — but some are trying to charge a fee to fix what others call an injustice.
As Hurricane Sandy rolls into the Northeast region, the huge storm might force the campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to roll back their own rhetoric.
As Hurricane Sandy heads toward land on the East Coast, the storm and its aftermath could lend an interesting twist to the upcoming general election, as some power outages could last into Election Day.
As part of our American Spirits exhibit, one of our local partners has loaned us three very interesting artifacts related to Prohibition.
Forget Donald Trump’s fake game-changing announcement: The real bombshell in the 2012 presidential race is about to hit eight states over 12 days.
In 1986, the Supreme Court forbid the execution of an individual convicted of murder, if that person was mentally incompetent at the time of the scheduled execution. An evolving case in Florida has brought that decision back into the headlines.
Should yoga sessions in public schools be subject to the same restrictions as religious ceremonies? A group of 60 Southern California parents thinks so–they want to pull yoga out of their school district’s curriculum.