A dispatch from the lowest-turnout district in the United States illustrates why many people won’t go to the polls on Tuesday.
Democrats are finally investing in state-level elections. But the party's turn toward national politics may be difficult to reverse.
The Jewish community disagreed about what to do when President Donald Trump came to town—and how to take action after tragedy.
Thursday’s shooting in Annapolis will inevitably become part of larger political narratives. But ultimately, this is a story about local journalism and its role in communities.
The new American embassy has opened during a chaotic and violent week in the Middle East.
A federal law was supposed to put an end to the use of local zoning rules as tools of discrimination. It hasn't.
New survey data indicates that religiously unaffiliated people in the U.S. are diverse—and in many places, they make up a greater share of the population than any faith group.
Zoning ordinances are a common tool of bias against faith groups. On Tuesday, a New Jersey town settled two cases brought against it.
A new study finds that fear of societal change, not economic pressure, motivated votes for the president among non-salaried workers without college degrees.
What does a decreasing attachment to religious and civic institutions in white, working-class America mean for the country's political future?
After Sunday’s shooting in an Orlando gay club, some emphasize homophobia and gun control, while others focus on Islamic extremism.
The attack on a gay club in Orlando on Sunday, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, is not an isolated crime.
The places where people think faith is necessary to be a good person.
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development says he's optimistic about the homelessness trends in many places.
Tricycles, computer magnets, and other technologies that could help people grow old comfortably.
The Democratic hopeful has kept his distance from some of Bloomberg's policies but seems eager to embrace the current mayor's worldly outlook.
A few months after the marathon bombing, Ed Davis talks about civil liberties with more nuance than Ray Kelly.
Be wary of self-selection bias when measuring engagement with digital platforms, a New York City official warns.
Tech enthusiasts argue that the rise of mobile will create more face-to-face relationships.
Washington's dysfunction gives them a chance to talk up their operational prowess.