The Housing and Urban Development Secretary eventually said he takes responsibility "even though" he "wasn't aware" of any spending limits.
That’s a tough one considering the dull, colorless imprimatur bequeathed by his dull, colorless predecessor, Jacob Lew. For
The case of Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development, a Chinese firm suspected of supporting North Korea's nuclear development program, is getting more complicated.
While we have no way of knowing what the actual film adaptation of the book--coming out tomorrow--will be like, it's more-than-fair to assume it too will leave much to be desired, simply given the source material.
Any parent who has lost a child will tell you that you never get over it. What is not talked about so much is the haunting thought of losing another.
For five years, VA leadership under Secretary Shinseki apparently continued doing the same things over and over in order to achieve a different outcome. And for five years, President Obama has supported the same secretary who continues to do the same things over and over.
Through the years, I have met other secretaries who do not have their own cards, but this was the first time I had been given that explanation for not having one. What she said really bothered me -- implying that being "only a secretary" she was not important enough to have a card.
The National Archives' Text Message blog unearthed a gem from a training program in Waco, Texas -- a quiz that determines
From THE SLANT: Mary Gaitskill on Porn, HBO's Girls and Why Her Lit-Hit, Bad Behavior, Still Matters 25 Years Later
When author Mary Gaitskill published Bad Behavior in 1988, critics around the world praised her bold and original collection of short stories. The author spoke with The Slant about why she thinks the book has endured and which story she thinks is the strongest.
Is it possible that the actions of Bernie Madoff's mother factored in to his perception of right and wrong?