Mitt Romney is making the first stop of his fall campaign for the White House a visit to hurricane-damage Louisiana, hoping to convince Americans he is not just the right man to fix the economy but an all-around leader for the nation.
After the Jerry Sandusky scandal rocked Penn State, a new college football season is underway. One of the big games this weekend is between two top-ranked teams, Alabama and Michigan.
You could say that a Massachusetts father, Carlos Arredondo, lost two sons to the war in Iraq. His son Alexander was killed there in 2004 and last year his son Brian, who fell into depression after his brother died, killed himself.
Campaign season is full of statements about values, priorities and other things that are hard to quantify. But what sort of picture of the political climate would you get if you looked at it through the lenses of statistics and mathematical analysis?
Ron Rash has written several books set in North Carolina and his roots are deep there: his family has lived in the state since the late 1700′s.
Kelly Frey, the editor of Oklahoma’s big daily newspaper The Oklahoman, is from El Reno, Okla. and describes what it’s like to grow up in “tornado alley.”Comment | more »
Are home-based shelters really enough to hold back an F5 category tornado, which can have winds upwards of 300 miles per hour? And what about people who don’t have home-based shelters?3 Comments | more »
If you find yourself waxing nostalgic for the kind of 1970s investigative journalism that led to the Watergate hearings, you can now relive the chills and thrills of the Washington Post investigation.Comment | more »