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  • Bill would rename Yosemite peak after 19th century preservationist

    Bill would rename Yosemite peak after 19th century preservationist
    WASHINGTON — She was called the "the most famous woman in Los Angeles." That was how the wife of famed "Pathfinder" John C. Fremont was described in her Los Angeles Times obituary in 1902. Though she is not as well known today, she could be on...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • The curse of the two-term limit

    WASHINGTON--As Barack Obama struggles to gain political traction as a lame-duck president in his remaining three years in office, the two-term limit on service in the Oval Office has encouraged a premature public focus on the identity of his successor...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Bully Pulpit' brings Roosevelt-Taft era to life

    History, as we all know, is framed by events. But it also grows from relationships, both personal and political, and is framed by how the actions of particular players in specific circumstances set the course for the future. In her sweeping new history,...
  • Schools lose academic ratings after claims of cheating

    Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of  cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests. In all, 27 California...
  • U.S. policy as global security provider built on Plymouth Rock

    PARIS -- Earlier this month, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Philip Gordon visited London to give Prime Minister David Cameron his instructions: Washington wants Britain inside the EU, so it can blunt Europe's anti-American impulses...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • E.L. Konigsburg dies at 83; award-winning children's book author

    E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83. Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul. She won the Newbery Medal, one...
  • 'Glee' recap: Dynamic Duets

    'Glee' recap: Dynamic Duets
    Things I'd rather be doing than watching "Glee" on Thanksgiving night: 1) Watching the Patriots and the Jets (generally speaking, I can't stand Cry Baby Brady, but he's my fantasy QB, so I need him to crush the Jets.); 2) Watching the Michael Jackson...
  • 'Glee' recap: Wonder'ful

    'Glee' recap: Wonder'ful
    It's Stevie Wonder week at William McKinley High School. Or, "Wonder-ful," as Mr. Schu called it. We're celebrating big news, too! Rachel's excited about her callback for Fannie Brice in "Funny Girl." Brittany got into college...whaaat?! And Mr. Schu...