| Mar 29, 2011
Feminism as a "movement" in America is largely played out. The work here is mostly done.
At a time when education matters more than ever, more American women attend college than men. More women graduate, with better grades and get more advanced degrees....
| Apr 9, 2011
Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...
| Apr 17, 2011
The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe.
But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
| May 1, 2011
| 8:53 PM
President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Some key points from the president's brief speech:
• Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...
| May 1, 2011
| 3:34 AM
President Barack Obama’s remarks in the White House East Room at 10:35 p.m. Chicago time Sunday:
Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin...
| May 1, 2011
| 9:40 PM
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 1, 2011
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON OSAMA BIN LADEN
11:35 P.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight,...
| May 2, 2011
| 7:03 PM
Guarding against reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death, Chicago-area security personnel stepped up their vigilance today at high-profile spots: the Daley Center, religious centers and the United Center, among others.
On foot, by camera,...
| May 3, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Reading Rashard Mendenhall’s Twitter feed sounds like a guy who has taken a dangerous number of hits to the head.
You might recall the way Mendenhall tweeted support of the moronic stylings of Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson a while back, even...
| Jun 9, 2011
Egyptian American comedian Ahmed Ahmed documents his journey across the Middle East performing stand-up for Arab and Muslim laugh-seekers in the jaunty, if slim, documentary "Just Like Us."
The ebullient Ahmed, who traveled and shared the marquee with...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:30 PM
In the spirit of disclosure, it must be confessed that the author of this quiz has occasionally been unkind on the subject of dietary restrictions, perhaps as a result of exposure to more than his share of Tofurkey sausage pizza and gluten-free bakery...