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The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...
Tags: Jeb Bush, Elections, Democratic Party, Politics, Rob Portman
Dec. 7, 1941, the date of the military strike by Japan on Pearl Harbor, is being remembered today around the nation. "71 years ago at 0755 HST was the 1st attack on Pearl Harbor. Taking a moment of silence to remember those lost," reads a recent tweet...
“Boomers [today’s parents of 20-somethings and grandparents] could be the last generation to remember a time when it was considered normal and expected for children to play in woods and fields.” That thought was uttered in the AARP...
Close your eyes in Washington these days and you can almost hear the echoes of 1932. Eighty years ago, just like today, a fiscal crisis almost totally dominated the nation's capital. Then, as now, fiscal conservatives demanded immediate action to fix...
Two new movies, "Lincoln" and "Hyde Park on the Hudson," are intimate portraits of the two most consequential presidents of the United States. They are timely reminders that politics has never been pretty and our leaders have never been prefect human...
WASHINGTON — President Franklin Roosevelt was truly astonished when told by a reporter that Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the Pearl Harbor attack, had been shot down by U.S. planes over a Pacific island after Americans decrypted Yamamoto&...
Tom Cruise already has a successful action movie franchise in the "Mission: Impossible" films. But he makes a serious bid to start up a similar action series as "Jack Reacher," a hard-boiled operative in the mold of Jason Bourne. Jack lives off the...
Several readers responded to Venice resident Gary Dalin's Dec. 5 letter to the editor defending Israel for withholding Palestinian tax revenue. Dalin wrote: "Despite the fact that the charters for the Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas call for...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has asked that all state flags be lowered to half-staff Friday to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day and to honor all the Americans who fought in World War II. "The attack on Pearl Harbor continues to serve as an important reminder that...
British novelist and screenwriter William Boyd doesn't buy the conventional wisdom that a writer should never adapt his own books. His long list of industry credits includes scripts based on his own work (the miniseries "Any Human Heart"), novels by the...
Thomas Pinson, of Petoskey, and his wife, Shirley can still clearly remember Dec. 7, 1941. The day changed their lives, changed America and changed the entire course of world history. Many young people today may not be aware that on that day in 1941,...
Los Angeles Times Film CriticWhen Ronald Reagan was asked, as he periodically was, whether his experience as an actor had helped him to be an effective president, he'd genially respond that he didn't know how anybody could do the job without having been an actor. He was, Reagan...
Tags: Olivia Williams, Polio, England, Daniel Day-Lewis, Celebrities
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