As the world prepares to watch the Sochi Olympics despite fears of violence from amorphous and diffuse groups of nihilistic dissidents a new farm bill offers only incremental change and CVS sacrifices...
Philip Seymour Hoffman died on Sunday, Feb. 2nd at the age of 46. One of the most acclaimed actors of his generation, he had the uncanny ability to inhabit a role and make it memorable, no matter how...
After a month of State of the State addresses by governors across the country, President Barack Obama gave a State of the Union address last night focusing on the economy and plans for unilateral...
Pete Seeger died on Monday at the age of 94. A pioneer of folk and protest music, his influence on today's music is incalculable. Here we remember him with twelve vocabulary words from songs that span...
In many ways the Richard Sherman story is all about language, so it's best to be on top of the words being used to tell it. From journalist Rembert Browne's Grantland analysis of what we mean when we...
Follow peace talks in Syria, the discredited governor of Virginia's indictment, and continuing coverage of Obama and the NSA....from a vocabularian's perspective! Words drawn from New York Times, Wall...
Follow the New Jersey traffic scandal, Obamacare fallout, NSA hacking, Pacific Rim trade negotiations, and Internet law...from a vocabulary perspective! This current events list was drawn from New...
With much of the U.S. braving record-breaking cold weather, the U.S. government launched a new investigation into fraudulent bond sales by some of Wall Street's largest and most prestigious banks, and...