Reading and writing can prevent cognitive decline.
As we get older, our eyesight may dim and our recall may falter. But our linguistic abilities don't seem to erode.
With no candidate taking a majority of the overall vote, election officials will be counting ballots again under Maine’s new ranked-choice voting system.
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The system allows voters to pick their first, second- and third-choice candidates – and could encourage more civil campaigns.
Mike Pence administers the oath of office to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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He was a champion for 'law and order' policies at the highest level.
Hubert Humphrey, left, and Lyndon Johnson, right.
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In 1968, Lyndon Johnson's ridicule of presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey as weak and feminine tells us something about how a party of progressives still struggles with the idea of masculinity.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio at a campaign event.
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Pardoning a man who has illegally used racial profiling to round up Latinos could send a message to law enforcement that aggressive tactics are OK by the president.
Men watch the TV news in Baghdad, Iraq, on March 6, 2017.
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The revised ban allows entry to citizens of Iraq, but continues to block citizens of six other Muslim majority nations.
Outside the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
The court's reasoning suggests deep skepticism of Trump's position and spotlights the main issues for the further appeals that will surely follow.
Demonstrators outside Terminal 5 of Chicago’s O'Hare airport on Jan. 29, 2017.
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A constitutional scholar considers the legal arguments that could undo Trump's executive order barring travel by residents of seven Muslim majority countries.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House in Augusta, Maine.
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What if you could go into a voting booth and rank your first, second and third choices? It could happen in Maine, if voters approve.
Google employees may be getting a free lunch, but not its customers.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
Parents and students view a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting that claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Learning about a friend's suicide attempt appears to transform a distant idea into something very real. Should this change the way we talk about suicide?