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  • Obama's schoolhouse speech

    by Mark Silva So much for the "socialist agenda.'' President Barack Obama, planning to deliver a live noontime speech to American schoolchildren on Tuesday, will cite the modern-day successes of Google and Twitter. He will talk about his only life's...
  • Obama's B-plus, 'leadership:' Brookings

    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama gave himself a "solid B-plus'' when asked by television's Oprah Winfrey to assess how things are going for his presidency. The Brookings Institution's Darrell West, vice president of governance studies, today offers...

    Nancy Pelosi: 'Most powerful woman?'

    by Mark Silva Finally, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said late last night in her closing argument for passage of the healthcare bill, being a woman will no longer be considered a preexisting medical condition. She was speaking of a healthcare...

    Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?

    Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?
    Eighty-two percent of American adults regularly did chores as children, including cleaning, cooking, laundry and dishes. Just 28 percent ask the same of their own kids. A national survey of 1,001 respondents in mid-September found that we are loath to...

    The art of love

    The art of love
    For many people, Valentine's Day is the time of year to focus on love, intimacy and ways to keep the spark alive. Abstract artist Jeremy Brown thinks he has the perfect gift to help you with that — and you don't need to save it for Feb. 14. His...