A Pennsylvania elector holds her ballot for President-elect Donald Trump before casting it in December 2016.
Does the Electoral College encourage candidates to campaign in rural areas, as its supporters claim? And do electors actually filter the 'passions' of voters, as the founders wanted them to?
The odds of more legal betting are good.
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About 47 million adults in the US are expected to gamble on March Madness this year. A growing share of the bets will actually be legal.
Students, parents and teachers participate in a school choice rally in Jackson, Mississippi.
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A number of states are considering laws to put charter school growth on pause, saying they drain resources from public schools. A school finance expert explains the logic behind the efforts.
What is each partner looking to get?
The interests of pharmaceutical companies and public health are not the same. Industry dollars can distort research agendas, while framing health challenges and solutions in ways that benefit corporations.
Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
Michael Cohen will soon testify before Congress about his work for Donald Trump. But the hearing's subject goes far beyond the committee's jurisdiction, which is government operations and activities.
Striking teachers are increasingly casting their struggle as being part of a broader struggle for social justice.
The teacher strikes that have swept the US represent a new shift in teacher activism that has led teacher unions to align with broader social and racial justice movements, an education scholar says.
Most Norwegian road-worthy cars are conventional despite its EV boom.
There are precedents regarding power generation and ethanol but no nation has ever achieved as comprehensive and dramatic this fast.
Will the public ever see a report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
Will the public ever see a report from Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia? Maybe not. There are big legal hurdles to making it public.
At some point, jazz went from the music of youthful rebellion to that of the cultured elite.
Jazz used to be experienced on a dance floor. But over time, it became something to dissect and analyze.
A police officer and an onlooker embrace after a car bomb killed 21 soldiers in Bogotá, Colombia, on Jan. 17, 2019.
A 2016 accord with the FARC guerrillas was supposed to end Colombia's 52-year civil war. But a deadly car bomb in Bogotá shows that armed insurgents still threaten the South American country.
Trump before delivering the State of the Union address with Pelosi and Pence.
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Four scholars weigh in on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, exploring his statements on immigration, childhood poverty, the border wall and the investigations into his campaign.
Food donated for TSA workers who continue to work without pay.
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As people say thanks to those who are turning up for work without being paid, an expert explains what true gratitude really means.
Theresa May likely wants to escape this room.
The UK's agonizing efforts to find a path out of the European Union is beginning to look a lot like a game or riddle with no solution – and certainly no winners.
Rally in support of raising the minimum wage in University City, Mo.
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As inequality in the US increases, the federal government is failing to address it. Can states pick up the slack?
Un conservador trabaja con un fragmento de los Manuscritos del mar Muerto que contiene el Salmo 145 en el Instituto Franklin, en Filadelfia.
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Cinco de los Manuscritos del mar Muerto en el Museo de la Biblia han resultado ser falsos. Los pergaminos son considerados inestimables. Descubra por qué.
Young entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to universities to help launch their businesses.
Rather than bypass college to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, members of Generation Z are increasingly partnering with universities to launch new startups, a university president says.
Just put the phone down, and it’ll charge right up.
Wireless charging is conceptually easy but technically difficult. Devices that can adjust themselves to optimize charging are on the way.
The Wisconsin State Capitol.
Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.
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Pesawat terbang adalah mesin yang sangat kompleks, penuh dengan elektronik dan sistem kritis yang diperlukan untuk melakukan keajaiban modern yaitu terbang.
The largest public housing complex in the country, Queensbridge Houses, is located near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters.
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When large companies move into an area, the result is often gentrification. When this happens, the economic and social costs for displaced residents is typically high.