Since Obama's candidacy, African-American professionals once invisible in mainstream America, are moving from prime-time fiction to everyday fact.
Syrian-born Omar Kurdi of Irvine, Calif., became a US citizen at age 15. A student activist, he gives much weight to the candidates’ foreign-policy stances, especially in Iraq and the Middle East.
Nearly 100 federal investigations are under way, but getting guilty verdicts is tough.
Readers write about peace between Israelis and Palestinians, how leadership builds the public's trust in government, and single-issue voters.
Unique ‘fingerprints’ of coal beds will help scientists track airborne toxin – and agree on controls.