In the 19th and 20th centuries, more than a dozen states enacted legislation barring Asians from purchasing property. But immigrants and their families used the court system and legal loopholes to fight back.
Hundreds of parents hoping to “take back” public education ran for school board seats in the midterms. What’s the actual job that awaits those who win?
Book banning is an illiberal idea that undermines a long and honorable tradition of making knowledge and ideas widely available, making people free to choose what to read for themselves.
Recent polls indicate Americans are increasingly confident about the electoral process. But state and local administrators aren’t taking any chances and are sharing resources for safe and secure elections.
Every jurisdiction may not face the same prospect for midterm disruption, but all are on alert. Election experts highlight keys to election security.
One western Florida community celebrated the success of a program to restore what Hurricane Michael took from it, others braced for Hurricane Ian, a storm projected to be among the most damaging to ever strike the state.
In 1990, a quirky campaign run by the then-upstart music channel MTV encouraged its viewers to Rock the Vote. Now, three decades later, we need a similarly audacious bid to have Americans trust the validity of the vote.
Our government institutions are the glue that actually holds our society together and keep things rolling. What happens when that glue stops sticking?
As historic floods beset several states, a new study finds that warming could make a California “megaflood” more dangerous, and likely, than previously thought.
The last several elections have seen large numbers of amateur politicians seeking top offices. They are enjoying greater success than newcomers in the past.
San Francisco has a brand-new park in Presidio Tunnel Tops, overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and the bay. Its history is rooted in an attempt to make road traffic safer.
The the onstage stabbing of author Salman Rushdie at a venerable cultural venue in upstate New York is a grim reminder of the need for eternal vigilance in defending the First Amendment.