Before his Hawaiian vacation begins, President Obama gave a year-end press conference on a wide variety of issues, including the NSA spying scandal and the continuing healthcare roll-out. The...
This week's news is marked by Olympic torch bearing ineptitude leading up to the Sochi Games, speculation as to discussion topics at a Fed conclave , and the Indian government's diplomatic retaliation...
While mourners burnish Mandela's memory, Ukrainian protesters brandish makeshift weapons against security forces. Meanwhile, in the US, legislators agree on budget terms, and we look at the term...
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A powerful tropical storm in the Philippines leaves thousands dead. Read the full story here .
Doris Lessing died this weekend. She was a controversial figure with a body of work so vast it is difficult to know where to start. In this review of an essay collection of Lessing's from 2006,...
The situation in Syria is extremely complicated and seems to constantly be in flux. President Obama addressed the nation to talk about both the possibility of a peaceful solution and the prospect of...
It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King's landmark "I Have A Dream" Speech was delivered in Washington, D.C. This weekend thousands of people gathered there to commemorate the event. Here are 25...
A University of Texas professor thinks he has proof that Shakespeare is the true author of a section of Thomas Kyd's " The Spanish Tragedy." The key to his analysis is reexamining Shakespeare's messy...