Articles by Kira Zalan
Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal speaks about leadership, the military, and winding down in Afghanistan.
The United States will no longer be a superpower, but instead will share power with rising nations like China.
Modern forensics may help identify heroes of the Monitor who perished at sea 150 years ago.
Food writer Bee Wilson explains how kitchen technologies have changed the human body and the economy.
Reporter Hedrick Smith explains where it went, and how we can get it back.
Legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar explains how implicit values, precedents, and common practices have become part of the U.S. constitutional system.
Reporter Jefferson Morley re-creates the forgotten race riot of 1835 and discusses how it shaped American politics today.
'Jobs' was the top keyword used by Romney and Obama in the first presidential debate
Professor Gautam Mukunda explains what traits make a significant leader, and how the presidential candidates measure up.
Historian William Chafe provides insight into one of the most powerful political couples in the country.