Photo Essays

Growing Up Romney: Mitt’s Early World

The childhood narratives that inform the public’s perception of so many political figures — Abe Lincoln’s log cabin; George Washington’s cherry tree; JFK’s...

Obamacare: Promise vs. Reality

When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 after long and brutal political fight in Congress, President Obama and his allies said the law would provide new...

The UFO Congress

Photographer Nicolas Silberfaden attends the annual conference of world UFOlogists

The Life and Times of John Boehner

From humble roots in Ohio to the halls of Congress, a look at the man poised to become Speaker in a Republican-controlled House of Representatives

Going Deep: LIFE at the Grand Canyon

A few years ago, public television in the United States aired a marvelous, six-episode Ken Burns documentary called The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. The...