The challenge: to visit all 50 US states in 30 days. The purpose: to take a picture of a representative from each state in front of a backdrop both continuous and ever-changing. But can our two reporters make it back in time for Independence Day?
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Marco McMillian was campaigning to be first openly homosexual Mississippi mayor
Bells tolled at houses of worship across the country Friday morning — including most prominently at Washington National Cathedral and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception — in memory of those who died tragically in Newtown, Connecticut, last week.
President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes today, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of the 2000 election.
A scientific survey has claimed that different genders can't be friends with each other, but real-life proves this wrong.
Twenty years after the election that was heralded as the "year of the woman" comes another one that could be called that.
From Donald Trump to David Axelrod's moustache, Kevin Rawlinson picks those who will want to remember 2012, and those who won't
'Insurance' stop in state that was safe four years ago – but now looks tight
Dick McBride was a poet of the Beat Generation who acted as a literary bridge between the United States and Britain, bringing the writings and spirit of the Beats to this country. In books and in performances of his own works and those of fellow writers, he sought to broaden awareness of the poets who had made such an impact on American writing.
Zoinks! A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that kids who are more popular in high-school will go on to earn higher wages.
With the US gripped in a guns epidemic, even massacres rarely lead to new controls and only the insane talk sense
Two American students who were trapped in the wilderness by a snowstorm trekked to safety, surviving for nine days by rationing their meagre supply of snacks and keeping warm in hot springs.
Republican 'union-basher' thwarts Democrats to become first in US history to survive a recall vote