Global Politics

Extreme makeover: a new GI Bill for the 21st century

Last week, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a World War II-style GI Bill for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The Senate is expected to vote on it this week. Now that the White House has withdrawn its long-held opposition to the bill, a new generation of veterans could see a doubling of college benefits.

Arts, Culture & Media

How do you get your election news?

The times they are a-changin'. It's a quick-hit, fast-paced world and getting information isn't what it used to be. For a professor in Atlanta, this historic election cycle has been a chance to watch how new and first-time voters have become engaged with the democratic process?and the tools they are using to stay informed.