What is the point of the party platforms unveiled at political conventions?
Surveying the purported objectives of 28 international terrorist groups and determining whether these groups achieved their aims.
President Obama made news for being the first President to publish a scholarly article while in office. Many past Presidents can be found in JSTOR.
It may seem obvious, but a generic definition of fascism has been hard to pin down.
The 1800 election saw America's first contested presidential campaigns: Thomas Jefferson vs. John Adams.
The Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Thomas Jefferson was not then credited with its authorship.
Three years ago, then-CIA director General David Petraeus resigned amid scandal: He'd had an affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell.
Hillary Clinton may become the first woman President, but she is far from the first to run for the office. That honor belongs to Victoria Woodhull.
Retirement as a mass phenomenon didn’t start as a way for older people to enjoy themselves.
While racism in the United States is often attributed to poor whites, research suggests its political power resides in middle and wealthy suburban whites.