Before the recent attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities abroad, foreign policy seemed to hold a low profile in the current presidential campaign. Today’s Question: What role does foreign policy play in your choice of presidential candidates?
McDonald’s says it will begin posting calorie counts on all its menus starting next week, and will offer new foods like egg white McMuffins and more seasonal fruits and vegetables. Today’s Question: Do you take calories into account when eating at restaurants?
Fifty years ago today, President John Kennedy announced a big national challenge: to land humans on the moon and return them safely to Earth before the end of that decade. Today’s Question: What should be the big national challenge of today?
Both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney say their policies would benefit the middle class. But a new study says the share of Americans who identify themselves as belonging to the middle class is shrinking. Today’s Question: Do you consider yourself part of the middle class, and how can you tell?
The role of fact in a political campaign has been a subject of controversy this year, as illustrated by a Romney staff member’s declaration that “We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers.” Today’s Question: How do you sort out fact from fiction during a political campaign?
President Obama formally accepted his party’s nomination for a second term last night at the Democratic National Convention. Today’s Question: What did you think of President Obama’s speech?
According to a guest appearing on the Daily Circuit, the federal government is running a global surveillance system that is collecting huge amounts of information. Some observers fear that the communications of U.S. citizens are coming under the scrutiny of federal agencies. Meanwhile, a new survey finds that people are avoiding cell-phone apps that might Read more →
A new study finds that, despite the expense, eating organic food does not deliver significant benefits in health or nutrition. Today’s Question: Is the study discounting the benefits of organic food likely to change your eating habits?
The Democratic National Convention opens today and concludes Thursday with acceptance speeches by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Today’s Question: Do the conventions help you decide whom to vote for?
Last year, 11.8 percent of American workers were members of a labor union, down from 20.1 percent in 1983. Today’s Question: Would you rather belong to a union or not, and why?