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History is for old fogeys, right? Well, then, what are all these young people doing volunteering at the Washington County Historical Society? And, why are high and middle school students engaged with in-depth historical research projects? Interns and...
Tags: Mya, Chemotherapy, Students, Polio, History (tv network)
ReutersBy Alexandra Hudson BERLIN, May 13 (Reuters) - Angela Merkel has dismissed claims in a new book that she was more actively committed to East Germany's communist regime than she has acknowledged, saying she has never kept anything secret about her past....
Before she was a young U.S. foreign service officer stationed in Afghanistan, before she and others were blown up by a bomb, before she was eulogized at Fenwick High School on Tuesday, Anne Smedinghoff was a girl. The temptation now is to see her only...
Daily American Staff WriterANNVILLE — American involvement in the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts could be drawing to a close, but the National Guard may never be the same. In the 10 years since the initial siege of Baghdad, the role of guardsmen and women has shifted...
WASHINGTON — Speaking to the graduating class of Ohio State University in Columbus on Sunday, President Obama called on the students to embrace the school’s motto, “education for citizenship,” and to press the government to act....
WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
WASHINGTON — People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and President Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign...
These days, nuclear fears have been eclipsed by economic terrors. And, despite a brief recent rhetorical resurrection by Rep. Michele Bachmann, the Soviet Union is toast. And thus Lee Blessing's 1986 play "A Walk in the Woods," once a very timely two-...
Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterU.S. troops broke Saddam Hussein's 24-year grip on the Iraqi capital Wednesday as cheering, dancing crowds shouted, "Oh, Iraq!" and, with help from the Marines, toppled a four-story statue of the president, dragging its head in the streets while...
Tags: Defense, Civil Unrest, Los Angeles Times, New Orleans, Russia
In my life, I have watched a man walk on the moon, seen the fall of the Berlin Wall, and observed America twice elect a black man to the presidency. In Hawaii in 1999, I saw a chicken cross the road, and several years ago on Highway 152 in Northern...
The recent editorial on arms control ("Avoiding Armageddon," Feb. 18) was exactly on point. More than two decades have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and U.S. national security strategy has changed drastically. Yet many in Congress still...
May 23, 2013 |Column| Herald Mail
May 13, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Apr 10, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
May 11, 2013 |Story| Daily American
May 5, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 2, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 2, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Aug 23, 2011 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 13, 2012 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Apr 10, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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