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The Swampby Mark Silva On the eve of President's Day, ranking the 42 individuals who have occupied the presidency before now seems a fitting undertaking. That's what "a cross-section'' of 65 historians have done, commissioned by C-SPAN to produce a Historians........
KickingTiresIf you???re attending the 2009 New York International Auto Show this week, make sure to track down the $50 gift cards Ford and GM are handing out to attendees. They???re not free though; to redeem the $50 gift card, you......
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The Swampby Mark Silva This isn't Crawford, Texas, anymore. This is Martha's Vineyard, the remote island retreat of clapboard cottages, bluff-views of the ocean and tranquil harbors reachable by ferry, boat or plane off the shore of Cape Cod where the......
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The Swampby Mark Silva Move over Ulysses S. Grant (though the South tried this before.) A North Carolina congressman has a new candidate for the face of the $50 bill: Ronald Reagan. It's a Republican -- Rep. Patrick McHenry -- who......
The Swampby Mark Silva Now that the $100 bill is getting a facelift to make it more impervious to counterfeiters, the future of the $50 note comes around again. The bill bearing the visage of Ulysses S. Grant already has gotten......
WHAT'S THE difference between being held as a material witness and being detained without trial? Anyone? Anyone? It's a question that has popped up since Sept. 11, when terrorists hijacked four jets and crashed two into the Word Trade Center twin...
"Lincoln" is a grave and surprisingly subtle magic trick, conjuring the past and an almost ridiculously impressive figure in ways that transcend art direction and the right stovepipe hat. Director Steven Spielberg's latest combines the most commonly...
Well before Hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana and brought localized heavy flooding, the weather story of the summer was not about an abundance of water -- it was the lack thereof. And it still is. Farmers and residents in 40 states know this all too well,...
As Americans we are only beginning to reap the consequences of attempts to take Christ out of Christmas. For over 140 years when President Ulysses S. Grant made Christmas a legal holiday by his declaration in 1870, we are witnessing the erosion of...
email@example.comTHE LAST TIME L.A. landed the Olympics, it was because nobody else wanted them. In 1977, when bids were due to host the 1984 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee was still waiting by its mailbox in Switzerland for an application from some...
This can't be a joke because there's a writers strike on and jokes are out for the duration. So in all unscripted seriousness, I ask, could Hollywood really be smarter than Washington? Is it possible that movie people are savvier than political people?...
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