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  • Siege of Suffolk envelops Hampton Roads

     Siege of Suffolk envelops Hampton Roads
    No one remembers how high Lt. Amos Thayer had to climb on April 11, 1863, as he scrambled up to a tree-top observation post overlooking the western approaches to Suffolk. But despite his lofty vantage point — and a panoramic prospect that Union...
  • School named for Sandra Cisneros to open in Echo Park

     
    Lots of presidents and neighborhoods lend their names to schools in Los Angeles, but authors, not so much....
  • Federal Reserve keeps the change — more than $1 billion worth

     
    Man, there's nothing I don't like about this story. It's from National Public Radio and it reveals that the U.S. has more than $1 billion in coins stashed away in a vault because elected officials badly misread consumers' willingness to use $1 coins...
  • Washington pays tribute to Reagan with, yes, another statue

     
    Ronald Reagan: A nine-foot statue of former President Reagan was unveiled at Washington airport....
  • Meryl Streep's next project: A national women's history museum

     
    Meryl Streep's efforts to get a National Women's History Museum built in Washington, D.C....
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
  • Putin's crying game

     
    So we hear that those were tears of joy from Vladimir Putin as he claimed victory in Russia's presidential election. They couldn't have been tears of surprise. The results had supposedly been in the bag for weeks, and a third......
  • Get ready for the election with 'Presidential Campaign Posters'

     
    Before the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
  • ‘Lincoln’: Look at all those TV actors; did you love the surprise?

     
    Another day at the multiplex, another chance to see some wonderful TV actors showing their versatility. Today's example: “Lincoln.” Of course, it's a grand showcase for Daniel Day-Lewis as Honest Abe. But the intimate Steven Spielberg epic...
  • What’s up with the statues in the park?

     
    Here's a story from the Journal-News in rural Ohio, which writes about an ex-Ohioan/new Lincoln Parker who has written a book about the statues in Lincoln Park: Krista August, a resident of Lincoln Park in Chicago has released her book “Giants in...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......