NRA corruption allegations have weakened the group. Plenty of gun rights advocates are ready to step in.
Bobi Wine wants to unseat Uganda’s entrenched ruler. Can he stir a youth revolution here and across Africa?
Whether finding deep pockets or appealing to civic spirit, local news outlets are trying everything to stay afloat and save a community service.
How her approach to philanthropy, and her own life, has changed after $50 billion of giving.
Hawaii has positioned itself as a pioneer in the quest to move toward a fossil fuel-free future. Its path may hold lessons for the rest of the U.S.
India is poised to become the world’s next economic colossus. But the culturally diverse country faces several challenges that could stifle its rise.
Why African Americans are digging into their past on the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in the U.S.
In 1969, Woodstock and its counterculture protest music defined an era. Fifty years later, it still resonates.
“Glamping,” or “glamorous camping,” offers all of the charm of camping with none of the work. The industry is forecast to reach $1 billion by 2024.
Young people are moving back to farms on the Great Plains. Can they save rural America?
The moon landing advanced science, boosted the U.S. in its global competition with the Soviet Union, and opened up the possibilities of space travel.
To the people of Quinhagak, Alaska, climate change is not a scenario far off in the future, but something they live with every day.
Concerns about climate change and urbanization spur cities to plant and preserve trees. How Baltimore became a green model.
How Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was shaped by his early years as mayor of Burlington.
Partisanship aligned with demographics has led to new battles over voting. As Democrats push for greater access, the GOP is tightening requirements.
Our correspondent shares what it was like to cover Congress during a time of hyperpartisanship – and reveals a few tricks to buttonholing lawmakers.
Churches step in to protect asylum-seekers from being deported, embroiling themselves in Europe’s fraught immigration debate.
As ‘free college’ plans proliferate, more is being learned about what’s covered and what’s not. The bottom line, say students: Read the fine print.
A spending spree on player contracts this year has brought the debate about the economic system of pro sports back to the forefront.
Western museums have wrestled for decades with whether to return objects taken from Africa. A new report and controversial plan are adding urgency.
Stewart Detention Center, in rural Georgia, rejects more than 90% of applicants. Marty Rosenbluth helps migrants here apply for asylum.
Canada kind: Anti-globalist populism plagues the West, but Canada is insulated by geography, history, and centuries-old politics.
When Judge Abby Abinanti joined the Yurok Tribal Court in 2007, it operated like a normal California court but on a much smaller scale. Today, Judge Abinanti's court practices a more communal and rehabilitative form of justice.
Nuclear weapons: As the U.S. and Russia back away from arms control, how worried should the world be?
For many, worship has always been about much more than the edifice in which it occurs. Today, a new locus of spiritual growth is emerging around alternative settings that redefine “church.”
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