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  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.
    Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy. In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married. In...
  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life. In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
  • She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China

    She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China
    Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
  • New York man held for allegedly threatening George W. Bush

    New York man held for allegedly threatening George W. Bush
    A man has been arrested in New York City for allegedly threatening former President George W. Bush after declaring his love for the 43rd president's daughter Barbara, officials said Saturday. George Ogilvie, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service, told...
  • Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan

    Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan
    "First Lady" was a term Jacqueline Kennedy disliked, or so daughter Caroline once recalled, because it sounded so like a racehorse. Mrs. Kennedy, as she preferred to be called, had a point: The president's official hostess — be it wife, niece,...
  • Pair tried to steal historical documents worth millions, police say

    Pair tried to steal historical documents worth millions, police say
    Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
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  • At Bush library, a plea for civility from Nancy Pelosi

    At Bush library, a plea for civility from Nancy Pelosi
    In an era of deep political partisanship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made a stop at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library to make a case for political civility. With protesters against the California Democrat out front, Pelosi called on the...
  • Ideas for Texas-themed 'Top Chef' challenges

    The Chicago culinary scene is bigger in Texas. At least five Chicago cheftestants have been awarded the coveted “Top Chef: Texas” jacket in the latest season of the show, which premiered Wednesday night. The final slate of 16 cheftestants,...
  • A-list celebrities to raise money for Md same-sex marriage law

    A-list celebrities to raise money for Md same-sex marriage law
    Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon and former first daughter Barbara Bush are among an extremely long list of celebrities set to appear at a fundraiser for Maryland's same-sex marriage law.  Tickets start at $250 for the event, which will be atop...
  • A-list stars to fundraise for Md same-sex marriage law

    A-list stars to fundraise for Md same-sex marriage law
    Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon and former first daughter Barbara Bush are among an extremely long list of celebrities set to appear at a fundraiser for Maryland's same-sex marriage law.  The event will be atop the James Hotel in New York City in...