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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJEFF GREENFIELD: It is a very different place. Its terrain. Its architecture. Its food. Its music. How it celebrates. How it mourns. But for all that is unique about Louisiana, its U.S. Senate race is strikingly...
Voting booths in a polling place. Photo by Hill Street Studios/Getty ImagesDENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying...
Getty Images 1. It was the baby boomers who made trick or treating what it is today. A movement to start trick or treating began in the late 20s and early 30s. But, according to Susan Whiteside of the National Confectioners Association, it wasn’t...
Hillary Clinton has been on the campaign trail to support candidates like North Carolina’s Sen. Kay Hagan, who is defending her seat against Thom Tillis. On back-to-back days this weekend, I found myself covering a woman candidate who was...
If Ebola hasn’t actually affected the supply of cocoa, who’s causing the price to rise? Photo by Flickr user slgckgc. Editor’s Note: If there’s one thing Santi Falcone learned from manufacturing pianos, it’s that competition keeps prices...
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty ImagesSAT scores for college hopefuls that took the exam in October are out. That is, unless the test taker is a resident of China or South Korea. Concerns over cheating have the College Board and the Educational Testing...