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  • Obama or Bust!!

    Local artist adds to popular collection. Houston artist David Adickes waited eight years for this. His studio in the Heights is busy again with work on a presidential scale. Adickes is working on a 20-foot concrete bust of Barack Obama. It will be...
  • Take this Inauguration Quiz

    1) Which president had the shortest inaugural address, just 135 words? Rutherford B. Hayes Millard Fillmore George Washington Dwight Eisenhower See Answer   2) Which president had the longest inaugural address at 8,445 words? Grover Cleveland Ulysses...
  • World's Oldest Person Dies in L.A. at 115

    World's Oldest Person Dies in L.A. at 115
    LOS ANGELES -- The world's oldest person has died at age 115. Gertrude Baines died Friday at a convalescent hospital near USC, according to Dr. Charles Witt. Dr. Witt says Baines likely suffered a heart attack but an autopsy would be needed to confirm...
  • 10 things you might not know about candy

    Wednesday is Halloween, the top holiday for candy sales. Here are 10 facts that are all treat and no trick: 1. The Arabs are often credited with inventing caramel. But an early use of the hot, sticky substance was not so sweet: Women in harems applied it...
  • Tracing the roots of democracy in N.Y.

    When I planned my first trip to New York City — so long ago that one of the biggest-selling guidebooks was titled "New York on $5 a Day" — I read that this was the only city besides Washington where the president could visit and most residents...
  • More than a statue: Statue of Liberty

    It's not the size. Not alone. The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is four times taller. A standing Buddha in Japan is three times her height. Are there statues more splendid? As art, Michelangelo's massive, magnificent "David" is justly revered. Daniel...
  • Building Museum is among D.C.'s greatest interiors

    You might expect a museum about buildings to be housed in a nice one, and the National Building Museum in Washington certainly is -- so much so that the impressive but lesser-known 19th-century structure can be the highlight of a visit to Washington....
  • "The Smithsonian Institution" by Gore Vidal

    In 1948, still in his early 20s, having already published two quite creditable works of fiction, Gore Vidal made literary history with "The City and the Pillar," the first mainstream American novel to treat homosexual desire as a natural, if not exactly...