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Two weeks ago Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz seemed to have all the momentum in the presidential race. In Wisconsin, Sanders won the Democratic primary by 13 percentage points and Cruz won the GOP primary...

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Editor’s note: This article is part of our collaboration with Point Taken, a new program from WGBH that will next air on Tuesday, April 19 on PBS and online at pbs.org. The show features fact-based...

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Editor’s note: This article is part of our collaboration with Point Taken, a new program from WGBH that will next air on Tuesday, April 19 on PBS and online at pbs.org. The show features fact-based...

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The April 19 primary in New York looks like it will play a familiar role in this latest Clinton presidential campaign. Bernie Sanders is hoping his Brooklyn roots and left-wing stands will propel him...

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The author F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that the “rich are different than you and me.” Fitzgerald’s observation rings especially true today. The growing divide between the wealthy and everyone...

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According to the old adage, one never gets a second chance to make a first impression. Might that hold true for the presidential candidates? There would seem to be plenty of opportunities between now...

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It is understandable that Americans focus their attention on the Middle East. The media supplies a daily stream of news about America’s continued war with the Islamic State, or ISIS. And the recent...

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The Boss is boycotting North Carolina. Bruce Springsteen canceled a planned April 10 show in Greensboro to show solidarity with those protesting the passage of HB2, which bars local governments from protecting...

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Africans recently went to the polls in Benin, Cape Verde, the Republic of Congo, Niger and Zanzibar. The outcome was decidedly mixed. In Congo, riot police used tear gas in the capital to disperse dozens...

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In March, three bombings in Brussels claimed 32 lives and injured more than 300. The Islamic State, or ISIS, claimed responsibility for the attacks. These events are disturbingly similar to the November...