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Travel
"Now, it is time to leave. I hope it may be said, a hundred years from now, that by working together we helped to make our
Politics
There's no recent precedent for the crisis Scalia's death just triggered.
Politics
Conspiracy or no conspiracy, is that not always the question? Most sensible political observers think that Graham, who has been in the Senate since 2003, is simply ready to "move up or move out."
Culture & Arts
Have you ever sat through a full-length feature that could have ended several times? Or been trimmed by at least 20 minutes? If so, you might find a treasure trove of cinema in the recent crop of short films, including some that were chosen for the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival.
Culture & Arts
The film also gives the strange impression that its creators are flaunting what they can do with new technology. Although this full-length feature took eight years to complete, it was hand-drawn using Flash animation.
Politics
This week was a big week for women's rights, as the Senate pushed for an Equal Pay Act to celebrate Equal Pay Day. It was filibustered, which just goes to show that one party cares about women's rights and one party clearly does not.
Politics
In the 50th anniversary coverage of the Civil Rights Bill, what appears to have been omitted was the role of major religious organizations and Republican members of Congress in enabling President Johnson to develop a national coalition to support the bill.
Entertainment
"Are you ready for your history lesson," asked the usher at a recent performance of All the Way at the Neil Simon Theater
Wellness
The number of people living with cardiovascular diseases has surged since LBJ's day, from around 10 million to nearly 84 million. This shows what a great job we are doing in treating these problems, and illustrates how much more work is needed to prevent them.
Books
Others can and will profile Ayers' impressive public career as presented in his autobiography. What I want to do here is profile "Brandy" as a person, using excerpts from the book to more fully portray this complex man and his progressive mission.
Politics
Of course, the question that many Texas legislators have is, why can't the federal government just let Texas be Texas? Why must it "parent" their state on decisions like these when it doesn't do the same to Vermont or New Jersey?
Politics
Nearly five decades after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Museum on Tuesday, warning that Texas may be undermining that law.
Politics
The president's approval and disapproval numbers are within kissing distance. When will Obama turn this around? Will he turn this around?
Politics
Obama's victory ahead in signing major health care legislation would have been cleaner, stronger, better with Ted Kennedy at his side.
Politics
When Beltway insider Jack Valenti died two years ago at age 85, he was playing the role of intermediary between Washington