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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
George W. Bush opens his presidential library this week in Dallas, where an interactive game gives visitors a taste of presidential decision-making. From one angle, Decision Points Theater is a cool learning tool. From another, it raises the question: Could an American president benefit from crowdsourcing?
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The bombing of Boston's storied marathon struck at more than a crowded city street — it attacked a living reservoir of American heritage, culture and intellectualism.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Sen. Mitch McConnell is the latest victim in what has become a tradition in American politics. We look back at some of the other politicians whose private dealings were made public.
Saturday, April 06, 2013
Guns and America were born around the same time and grew up together. Columbus and other early explorers were probably the first Europeans to bring guns to the New World, archaeologists say. And the arquebus — a long-barreled, musket-like weapon — was most likely the first personal firearm on mainland America.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The more talk there is of retirement — on TV, in pop-up ads, in news stories — the more you begin to wonder: What is retirement anymore anyway?
Friday, March 15, 2013
Jeb Bush is popular in conservative circles and is the third member of the Bush family to be seen as a presidential contender. (The last two were elected.) So is there some sort of How to Be President checklist somewhere in the Bush house? If so, it might look something like this.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The word itself has been around for centuries, but only lately has it become an unpopular way to describe people who are old.
Friday, March 01, 2013
If we didn't have a pope and we didn't have a Super Bowl, we might never use these fancy numbers at all. Then again, maybe we would.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Whether it's their ability to charm, defy convention and appear hip or an unflappable and seemingly detached manner, these seven men personify the meaning of c-o-o-l.
Sunday, July 01, 2012
If you're gaga for a Nut Goodie, we know just where you're coming from. In fact, the candy you love can say a lot about where you grew up. Americans rally around their regional treats, maybe because they take us back to a simpler, sweeter time.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Strange things do happen to folks, especially national political candidates, when they talk to Southerners. They start drawling and twanging. Sometimes they're mocking; sometimes they're just trying to be friendly.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
You don't have to have big bucks to join the latest trend in philanthropy. Soup groups around the country let diners pool their money to support deserving local initiatives. In Philadelphia, one dinner raised $225 for a teacher's class project.
Friday, August 19, 2011
In reality, the president never really escapes the responsibilities of Washington. But as a symbol, the presidential vacation is fodder for detractors, especially in tough economic times.