The winning presidential ticket has come away with no worse than a draw in eight of the nine vice presidential debates to date. Here's what you need to know.
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to David Thouless, who gets half the prize, and Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, who share the other half.
One half of the prize went to David J Thouless; the other half was shared by F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz. They used math to explain the odd behavior of unusual states of matter.
It's easy to make claims that the truths of different fields live in a shared space — but backing up those claims with new research and insights will take new research and insight, says Adam Frank.
A third-generation Mexican-American, Mary Graham says she is hoping Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence — a fellow Catholic — can persuade her in tonight's debate to vote for his ticket.
In a city that leans Republican, retired wealthy businessman Lanny Lahr is an anomaly among his friends: He is supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton this election.
Donald Trump embraced the idea that he may have carefully navigated the tax code to avoid paying income taxes as he campaigned in Colorado on Monday.
Majerle Lister lives part-time with his grandmother on the Navajo Nation reservation. He's driven by social justice issues and, after backing Bernie Sanders, is reluctantly supporting Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton campaigned Monday in Ohio, where she is facing unfavorable demographic trends as she tries to claim a state that President Obama won twice. But her major focus was a response to Donald Trump's tax story.
The United States has suspended talks with Russia over the conflict in Syria. Former U.S. ambassador to Syria Robert Ford offers his thoughts on the diplomatic breakdown and how it might be resolved.
Steve Inskeep talks with writer Jade Chang about her comic novel "The Wangs vs. The World." It's the story of a Chinese-American family that comes together following the 2008 financial crisis.
Hurricane Matthew threatens Cuba, Haiti and beyond with devastating winds, torrential flooding and surging tides. The Miami Herald's Jacqueline Charles in Port-au-Prince has the latest.
The Wells Fargo scandal involving employees opening as many as 2 million accounts without their customers' consent wasn't just a few bad apples, as some in the company have suggested. It goes all the way to the bank's headquarters.
We have lots of ways to describe the good that can come from bad: a blessing in disguise, a silver lining — but what if the bad thing was truly awful? This week on Hidden Brain, framing a tragedy.
An appeals court panel upheld a lower court ruling that barred interference with distribution of federal funds for resettlement. The panel said federal law bans discrimination based on nationality.
After six years of growth, car sales are beginning to show signs they may have peaked. That could mean consumers will get good deal but it could be bad for auto workers.