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  • The end of U.S. exceptionalism

     The end of U.S. exceptionalism
    In all the long history of American presidential addresses, has there been an odder one than this? With the solemn grandeur appropriate to a declaration of war, President Obama informed the American people Tuesday night that a congressional vote on...
  • Univision's Cesar Conde leaves for big role at rival NBCUniversal

    Univision's Cesar Conde leaves for big role at rival NBCUniversal
    Univision's networks President Cesar Conde is making a dramatic career crossover, leaving the Spanish-language media giant to accept a huge new role running international operations at rival NBCUniversal. On Friday, Conde was named NBCUniversal...
  • Top Univision executive joins rival NBCUniversal

    Top Univision executive joins rival NBCUniversal
    Univision Communications Inc.'s networks president, Cesar Conde, has left the Spanish-language media giant to accept a larger role overseeing international expansion at rival NBCUniversal. On Friday, Conde was named NBCUniversal executive vice president...
  • President Bush and chemical weapons

    When Colin Powell went to the U.N. to rally the nations behind America's intent to invade Iraq, satellite photos were shown of trucks being loaded with deadly chemicals. General Powell, the Congress and the president believed that Iraq had weapons of mass...
  • The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'

    The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'
    My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
  • California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny

    California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny
    California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today. It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years,...
  • Black American history gets 500-year rewind in PBS series

    Black American history gets 500-year rewind in PBS series
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new U.S. television documentary series reaches back 500 years to demonstrate how America's black history contained some unsettling nuances and uncomfortable truths from the start. The six-part series, "The African Americans:...
  • How the U.S. hung a potential Iranian ally out to dry

    How the U.S. hung a potential Iranian ally out to dry
    The plight of the organized resistance to the regime in Iran, particularly the violent persecution of the group known as the Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK/PMOI), has been one of the great, untold stories in international politics. It is a story of deadly...
  • On dumping vice presidents

    On dumping vice presidents
    A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
  • Iraq gets Hellfire missiles, U.S. arms dealers get a merry Christmas

    Iraq gets Hellfire missiles, U.S. arms dealers get a merry Christmas
    Why, look what Santa brought Iraq: U.S. Hellfire missiles. And I’m willing to bet that, unlike the packages of some UPS and FedEx customers, the Hellfires arrived on time. And what Christmas list would be complete without some flying toys? So we&...