Voting is not optional in 23 countries. Here’s why the United States should become the 24th
Romney or Obama could significantly change the makeup of the highest court in the land — and the rules on everything from gun control to abortion rights
The numbers say that every vote will count—and the race will be determined by a handful of voters.
Obama puts Biden in the corner, and Romney puts Ryan front and center
The selection of Paul Ryan has intensified the fight between conservative and liberal Catholics, but branding politicians as “un-Christian” can be bad religion
Maybe the GOP’s vice-presidential pick has a plan for the well-off, but what about everyone else?
Critics argue that wireless communication is a poor substitute for social interaction, but our wired world gives voice to the quieter half of the population
Lack of privacy is the least of it. Research shows that open-plan offices sap motivation and create “cognitive load”
Very few of us can actually appreciate the most expensive dishes and ingredients
Jesus believed in a tax rate of at least 50 percent. So how does Paul Ryan’s budget proposal stand up?
An analysis of the candidates’ speeches reveals some important linguistic distinctions
A renowned chef (and fried-chicken fan) responds to Chick-fil-A’s opposition to gay marriage
Romney’s surprising selection has galvanized a Republican party that was starting to despair