Journalist Heather Lende has been writing obituaries in the small town of Haines, Alaska, for 20 years.
A heckler called President Obama the Antichrist this week, and Republican Rick Perry recently debuted a campaign ad that is apocalyptic in tone. What does that say about American politics these days?
Matthew Sutton, associate professor of history at Washington State University argues in a much talked-about New York Times opinion piece that Christian apocalypticism as we know it has shaped conservative political thinking since the Great Depression.
Sutton says it has also influenced the anti-government views of today’s evangelicals who make up one of the largest interest groups in the Republican party.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.