Alexandra Petri

07/21/2014 - 1:37am

    Recently, the Pew Research Center reported that people tend to live closer to people who agree with them. We are all moving into enclaves of shared ideology, it turns out.

    Right now, our only option for making certain that our neighbors are on the same wavelength is to hightail it to the outskirts of, say, Cincinnati...

03/13/2014 - 12:16am

    By now you've probably heard the news.

    The SAT is reverting to a 1600-point scale and making the essay portion of the test optional. The vocabulary words and math sections are changing and the guessing penalty (where you were penalized for getting a question wrong...

02/06/2014 - 10:00am

    For a human named after a compiler of fairy tales, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., seems to have a lot of anger.

    "Let me be clear to you. You ever do that to me again, I'll throw you off this [bleeping] balcony," he informed reporter Michael Scotto on...

01/23/2014 - 1:37am

    President Barack Obama began his speech Friday by citing surveillance in history. He said:

    "At the dawn of our republic, a small, secret surveillance committee born out of the Sons of Liberty was established in Boston. And the group's members included Paul...

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