Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."
Are we seeing a repeat of the problems that pushed the results of the 2000 presidential election in Florida all the way to the Supreme Court?
Election officials in New Jersey are scrambling to make sure that the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy doesn’t prevent people from voting.
Lawyers for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will be heading to the polls tomorrow in droves, watching out for election problems. Provisional ballots in Ohio could be a problem, so could absentee ballots in Florida.
For the fourth time in 45 years, the question of statehood is on the ballot in the American territory. Analysts say the island’s hurting economy could make this vote different from the ones that came before it.
As storm cleanup from Sandy continues, it raises questions about how to talk to children about natural disasters. Sesame Street’s Elmo is among those trying to offer some comfort to kids.
Steve Almond takes a look at how dialects and accents are used in books from Irvin Welsh’s new novel “Skagboys” to Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”
From Radiohead to Vitamin String Quartet.