Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at aspects of the constitutional controversy over same-sex marriage that the Supreme Court has not yet settled.
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The dust has settled from the Supreme Court’s decision to accept four new gay-marriage cases, and here is a look at the key dates and deadlines before the nine Justices.
The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most quotable speakers of the 20th century. Here are 10 statements from King’s 13-year career as a public figure that defined his quest.
In his day, Benjamin Franklin was Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison, Mark Zuckerberg, and Henry Ford, all rolled into one. Here’s a look at his most enduring innovations and inventions on January 17, Ben’s birthday.