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  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Gus Douglass, longtime W.Va. agriculture commissioner, dies

    Gus Douglass, who served 44 years as West Virginia's agriculture commissioner — eventually becoming the longest serving state agriculture chief in the nation — has died at age 88. Douglass' family said he died Thursday after a fall at his...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show

    Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show
    Everybody's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, is entering the late-night fray in April with a TV version of his hit podcast, "StarTalk." And now we know he'll be joined by an eclectic array of guests on his first few shows. President Jimmy...
  • Cheney says Obama and Holder have 'played the race card'

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney continues to play his cards against President Barack Obama. One of the president's fiercest antagonists over the past six years, Cheney added more fuel to the rhetorical fire this week in an interview with Playboy...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • New England editorial roundup

    The Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield (Mass.), March 11, 2015 Imagine the cries that would be heard from Washington Republicans if Senate Democrats had tried to undercut a Republican president's constitutional authority to conduct foreign policy. "Treason!"...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • Burns, first female federal judge in Connecticut, to retire

    Judge Ellen Bree Burns, the first woman to serve on the federal bench in Connecticut, is retiring after 37 years of overseeing cases in U.S. District Court. Burns announced Thursday that she will retire March 31. She currently works at the federal...
  • Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal

    Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal
    Everyone knows what the legendary crossing of the United States to California is like: Calistoga wagons baking near dried-up water holes, Okies in overheated cars, stumbling miners crazed with thirst (have you ever known of one who wasn’t?)....
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...