Padmananda Rama

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Via Instagram, Insight Into Turkey's Protests

Thursday, June 13, 2013

For some Instagram photographers, it was all sunsets and "selfies" until the recent protests. Now you can watch the anti-government demonstrations unfold in real time.


In A Changing Oakland, Two Generations Learn How To Fit In

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

An Oakland native and her father each came of age a generation apart in a city that was becoming more African-American. She reflects on the city as it was and as it is today.


Reviving The Spirit And Schmaltz Of The Jewish Deli

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Smoked salmon pastrami may sound heretical, but owners of a revisionist Jewish deli in Washington, D.C., say it's all part of a revival of traditional Jewish cuisine.


In First Post-Election Interview, Romney Calls Race A 'Magnificent' Experience

Sunday, March 03, 2013

In the first interview the Romneys have given since their November loss, they say they're moving on.


Gun-Control Battle Spills Over To Super Bowl Ads

Sunday, February 03, 2013

A Super Bowl ad produced by a group backed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg uses old video of the NRA chief calling for limited background checks. The ad, which will air in some markets during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, comes amid a heated debate over guns.

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Newtown Teacher And Students Remembered For The Light They Brought

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Family and Friends celebrate the lives of Victoria, Daniel, Caroline and Charlotte, recalling how each of them could light up a room. The teacher and three students were killed in the school shooting in Newtown on Friday.


Parents of Slain Children Share Memories At Newtown Funerals

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Two more funerals were held in Newtown Tuesday, for first-graders James Mattioli and Jessica Rekos. The two were killed in the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday.


Want Thousands Of Twitter Followers? Put A Meme On It

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

It is now clear that we are living in a world of viral memes that take no sides when it comes to spoofing politicians or debate moderators. So what's a politician to do as the target of a social media parody? Run with it.


Romney Tempers Foreign Policy Criticism After Flap Over Libya Remarks

Thursday, September 13, 2012

A day after Mitt Romney ignited a debate over his criticism of President Obama's handling of events in North Africa, he largely steered clear of discussing the attack on an American consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.

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For Both Parties, Spanglish Is The Unofficial Convention Language

Sunday, September 09, 2012

If you grew up in a bilingual Hispanic household, listening to the Democratic and Republican conventions may have sounded a lot like home. In this year's presidential election, Latinos are a major voting bloc — and Spanish is getting its close-up.


Obama Heads To Hollywood; Conservative Group Mocks 'Celebrity President'

Thursday, May 10, 2012

On Thursday, some of Hollywood's top stars and deepest pockets will congregate at the Studio City, Calif., home of actor George Clooney to mingle with President Obama and raise money for his re-election campaign. At least one conservative group is deriding Obama as a "celebrity president."

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GOP Candidates Laud Bachmann, Who Departs Without Endorsing A Former Rival

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Several former rivals of Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann were quick to applaud the now-suspended campaign run by the only woman to have sought the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. In ending her own bid for the White House, Bachmann did not offer a specific endorsement.