Star Wars and Dr Who fans have finally settled the age-old question of who’s the hardest. It turns out neither, although both are equally sad
Hurt by the recession, the G.O.P.
Anyone who has spent time with George W. Bush can tell a version of the same story about the frictionless ease of his personality.
In no national election since 1860 have politicians been so Negro-minded as in 1936.
MORE THAN 60 YEARS ago, a Polish Jewish lawyer named Raphael Lemkin fled Nazi-occupied Europe, arrived in the U.S. and invented a word that he thought would change the world
CAMPAIGN James Johnson kept his glacial blue eyes glued to the motel-room TV set, his mouth slightly open as if in wonder. Walter Mondale’s campaign chairman had been in the state capitol in St.
The ambassadors of eight Western nations urged Japan on Friday to consider signing The Hague Convention on international child abduction. The meeting came as an American Christopher Savoie, jailed for allegedly wresting his two children away from his ex-wife, was released by Japanese authorities and was on his way home to Tennessee.
Had this parental abduction drama played out in the United States, Christopher Savoie might be re-united with his two little children, after snatching them back from an ex-wife who defied the law and ran off with them.
Conventions are relics. They don’t decide the nominees anymore — that’s been turned over to primary voters.
A new breed of life-saving robot is being developed that take their shape and movement from snakes, and, it is hoped, will prove invaluable not only in search and rescue operations but also be a great asset to human surgery. (Full story) (CNN) — Conventions are relics.