Three score and 12 years ago, America was in a very different place — economically and culturally. The National Archives has released detailed data from the 1940 census, giving us an idea of how much — or how little — things have really changed.
NPR reports the public will have the chance to pick through more than 3.8 million digital images of census schedules, maps and other data from 72 years ago.
Amidst the racial and religious fear gripping the country, French citizens find a new sense of solidarity.
NPR reports French citizens of all stripes came together to honor the victims of the self-proclaimed Al Qaeda terrorist. Solidarity is the order of the day while the national debate over immigration continues.
NPR reports the Supreme Court begins the first of three days of oral arguments on President Obama's health care law today. The court has boiled the arguments down to four key questions. First up: Does the court even have to hear this case right now?