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Megyn Kelly Can Save Fox News
November 09, 2012

She cares about the network more than the party.

Worthwhile Canadian Coolness
November 09, 2012

Canada, long considered the U.S.'s boring, denim-wearing neighbor, has become America's leading purveyor of cool.

Paul Ryan Was Not the GOP’s Savior. He May Even Have Been its Albatross.
November 08, 2012

A few more Ryan appearances in the likes of Ohio and Florida and Romney might have lost these states by much larger margins.

There Aren't As Many Missing Voters As It Seems
November 08, 2012

Millions of voters remain to be counted.

Election Day’s Most Pressing Voting Irregularities: A Roundup
November 06, 2012

Update: As of 5 p.m. there have been 71,849 calls into Election Protection’s 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline. The trends throughout the day include confusion over voter ID requirements in multiple states; long lines at the polls in part due to early voting restrictions; and inadequate preparation throughout the country—not enough voting machines or polling officials—for a large voter turnout. One of the most significant updates include a number of reports coming out of Pennsylvania—specifically Philadelphia and Pittsburgh—that voters have been wrongfully removed from the voting rolls.

Power Is Finally Back in Manhattan. Here's How to Make Sure It Never Goes Out Again
November 04, 2012

How we can design our electricity grid to survive future disasters

Why Tuesday Could Be a Turning Point for Gay Marriage
November 02, 2012

In the next few weeks, the battle for marriage equality faces two crucial hurdles.

Don't Focus On National Early Voting Numbers
November 01, 2012

The early voting states lean to the right.

After Sandy, a New Panic: Rats!
October 31, 2012

Many likely drowned or came up from the subway. Most are where they've always been — right under your nose.

In Soviet Russia, Storm Weathers You
October 31, 2012

As I sat stranded in a friend’s Manhattan apartment, watching nature make a mockery of my plans, I had a hard time tearing myself away from local Channel 4’s coverage of what New York's Governor has called “Sandy’s fury.” Sopping beachfronts were swarming with reporters barely able to stand in the wind; governors, mayors, and officials of all sorts were giving press conferences, detailing what was closed where, whom they’ve talked to and when, and what they’d done to manage the fallout of a historic storm.

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