U.S.

September, 2016

  • 20 September

    Ahmad Rahami Charged for Bombings in NY, NJ

    The Afghan American charged with conducting and attempting to conduct bombings in New York City and various locations in New Jersey. Charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison.

  • 15 September

    Hate and Discrimination in the Wake of September 11

    The association of Muslims with terrorists in the wake of the 9/11 attacks continues to affect the nation in myriad ways.

  • 14 September

    A Short History of Presidents Lying About Their Health

    Avoiding questions about coughs and chronic conditions has a long political history in America.

  • 8 September

    Rural America Is Back In Business

    Over the past eight years, the Obama Administration has vigorously invested in the rural way of life, strengthening the small towns and rural communities that so many call home.

  • 3 September

    How Trump’s ‘Mormon Problem’ May Cost Him Utah

    Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.

  • 3 September

    Super PAC Spending Hits $500m

    Super PACs have led the charge, breaking the half-a-billion dollar mark in spending and making up about 80 percent of total outside spending for the 2016 election. The nearly $530 million is almost three times the amount spent by super PACs in the 2012 election by the end of August.

August, 2016

  • 8 August

    Voting Rights Victories Are Pyrrhic but Worth Celebrating

    Courts have overturned several state-level voter suppression laws, but the cases should never have been necessary in the first place

July, 2016

  • 20 July

    Trump’s Candidacy Real Test of American Democracy

    Trump's ascendance as Republican nominee has brought American democracy at a crossroads where only American voters can save it from a total disaster.

June, 2016

  • 20 June

    Why the UK’s Brexit Vote Should Matter to Americans

    Polls show voters are beginning to lean toward leaving the EU, so it's time to brush up on what will happen if there's a Brexit – and why it matters on this side of the Atlantic.

  • 13 June

    Terrorism in Orlando

    The Orlando LGBTI massacre looks like the work of an individual rather than a planned terror attack, but it's no less deadly for that.