Elections are just around the corner, and yes, there is an app for that. But it won’t vote for you.
Elections are just around the corner, and yes, there is an app for that. But it won’t vote for you.
Transgender men and women from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Canada wore their military uniforms Monday at the American Civil Liberties Union building.
From singing on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and riding the subway to recording a program for a Chicago radio station, Kenya’s Afrizo singing group is on a tour like no other.
 
 
 
The attack ads may be vicious, but with five days left before midterm elections a rare meeting between top political operatives fighting for control of the Senate managed to reveal some common ground.

Proposition 71 is fairly straightforward. The referendum on Tuesday’s ballot would allow District residents to possess 2 ounces of the drug and grow up to six plants inside their homes, but says little outside that.
Lucas Daprile
The attack ads may be vicious, but with five days left before midterm elections a rare meeting between top political operatives fighting for control of the Senate managed to reveal some common ground.
Sean McMinn
Water flows over fountain heads, sprinkling droplets onto the cement floor and polished black shoes. His wrinkled hands are folded in his pockets as he is caught in a memory.
Lorain Watters
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill could be at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funding after an investigation made public last week revealed new details about an 18-year academic fraud scandal.
Sean McMinn
Voters who live in an area represented by a first-time U.S. representative shouldn’t be surprised if nothing happens to bills from their congressional district.
Ayana Stewart
College students are facing more financial pressure than ever because of state budget cuts for public colleges and universities, according to a report from the Center for American Progress.
Ayana Stewart
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Elections are just around the corner, and yes, there is an app for that. But it won’t vote for you.

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