A blue state narrowly defeats a city-level ban on late-term abortion, while some of the toughest anti-abortion legislation is allowed to stand in a neighboring red state. Is the local ballot box the next frontier in the abortion war?
New Precedent in Senate With Filibuster Rule Change
Senate majority leader Harry Reid and 51 of his Democratic colleagues on Thursday changed how the chamber considers Executive Branch and most Judicial Branch nominees.
Madonna: The Highest-Paid Music Star of 2013
Madonna and Lady Gaga fought it out for the top spot.
The Educator You Wish Your Kids Had: Geoffrey Canada
Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone made the TIME 100 list in 2011. Since then he’s begun a bold experiment to transform one of Harlem’s most distressed neighborhoods.
Was There Water on Mars?
Why did Mars lose its atmosphere and almost all of its water 3.7 billion years ago? The MAVEN spacecraft may bring us answers.
The Gettysburg Address is 150 Years Old
150 years after Lincoln gave his speech eulogizing the Battle of Gettysburg, it has become one of the most celebrated speeches in history. Here’s a pop culture tribute to the Gettysburg Address.
The High Price of High Art: Museums Can’t Afford It
Inflated prices at auction threaten to reduce public access to fine art
Democrats Unhappy with Obamacare Fix
Democrats on the ballot next year are worried.
Kennedy’s Assassination – How LIFE Brought the Zapruder Film to Light
Former LIFE editor Richard Stolley shares the stranger-than-fiction tale of how he purchased Abraham Zapruder’s film of JFK’s murder — “the most infamous home movie in American history” — for LIFE magazine in 1963.
Iran Nuclear Talks Losing Traction
An interim deal on Iran nuclear’s program was close, but did not happen.