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  • U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum

    U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum
    From the tragic to the sublime, The President's Photographer: 50 Years in the Oval Office, chronicles the administrations and personalities of every U.S. president since John F. Kennedy. The 3,000-square-foot photography exhibit runs daily through Jan....
  • Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book

    Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book
    As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joined her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the midterm congressional elections tomorrow, she took a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser:...
  • Jack Broughton dies at 89; outspoken, revered Vietnam fighter pilot

    Jack Broughton dies at 89; outspoken, revered Vietnam fighter pilot
    As a combat pilot, Air Force Col. Jack Broughton was celebrated for bravery and tactical brilliance during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received promotions and important assignments and seemed headed to become a general. But a high-profile court-...
  • Fred Kaplan: George W. Bush knew

    Fred Kaplan: George W. Bush knew
    Of all the shocks and revelations in the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture, one seems very strange and unlikely: that the agency misinformed the White House and didn't even brief President George W. Bush about its controversial program...
  • Watch: First Trailer for Oprah Winfrey's MLK Biopic 'Selma'

    David Oyelowo looks almost unrecognizable as he steps into the shoes of Martin Luther King Jr. in the first trailer for "Selma." The emotional trailer finds the legendary civil rights activist challenging President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson),...
  • Saluting Vietnam veterans

    Saluting Vietnam veterans
    Fifty years ago this summer, a U.S. destroyer and four F-8 fighter jets exchanged fire with North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin. Shortly after, Congress gave President Lyndon Johnson the authority to go to war against North Vietnam,...
  • In San Antonio, remembering (and rethinking) the Alamo

    In San Antonio, remembering (and rethinking) the Alamo
    The most famous building in Texas is smaller than you expect, and it's about as pretty as your average California mission. In fact, it was once a mission, though these days it stands across the street from an unholy row of Ripley's and Guinness tourist...
  • Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling

    Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling
    Mia Love is already getting more attention than most of her newly elected congressional colleagues. She is Haitian-American, a woman, daughter of immigrants, Mormon, Republican and from Utah, all things that she seems eager to boast about, except when she...
  • Obama faces vile insults like no other president has

    Obama faces vile insults like no other president has
    I've been thinking lately about the persistently vituperative and insulting attacks on President Barack Obama since 2008. It is, of course, commonplace in American politics for presidents to be lambasted for their policies, their programs, their values...
  • Politicians, the press and sex

    Politicians, the press and sex
    Beverly Gage, a Yale University historian, was researching a biography of J. Edgar Hoover in the National Archives when she came across the infamous letter the FBI had written to Martin Luther King Jr., outlining in the crudest form his extramarital...
  • "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places

    "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places
    U.S. Sen Chris Murphy said Connecticut's low voter turnout in the most recent election is a matter of huge concern, and the failure of the Hartford registrars to open polling places in a timely manner is inexcusable.  Here is his full statement,...