Tom Watson

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Glenn Beck

40 Day and Night Challenge - Day 27<p>How to respond when you are attacked.<p>Today’s Reading:...<br>1 Peter 2:19-25 (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/…)<br>1 …

The 17 Best Letterman Musical Performances Ever

Since he debuted <i>Late Night with David Letterman</i> in February 1982 on NBC, David Letterman has introduced the world to countless new artists and …

David Letterman

David Letterman: The man who changed TV forever

The comedy legend signs off from US TV after 33 years on the air this week. Without him there would be no Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, writes Keith Uhlich.<p>I was four years old when Late Night With David Letterman premiered on 1 February 1982. There was no way I could have watched it, nor, I …

David Letterman: Happy at Last

I feel like I'm talking too much. You tell me some stories."<p>It's 10 till seven in a conference room high above West 53rd Street, and David Letterman …

Second fall of city belies claims that the country’s military has learned how to hold its ground and that Islamic State is withering in the face of air strikes<p>When Ramadi was last overrun by jihadis nine years ago, the rest of Iraq slid rapidly into chaos. Now Iraqis are trying to come to terms …

Middle East

Now that the price of crude oil has sunk to a six-year low, gasoline is much cheaper, but airfares and some home energy bills still seem head-scratchingly high. Why isn't everyone seeing relief?<p>The cost of jet fuel, for example, has fallen a whopping 43 percent on average worldwide from the price a …

Natural Gas

Navy captain admits providing classified information as part of bribery scheme

A Navy captain on Thursday became the highest-ranking officer to plead guilty in the $20-milllion bribery scandal in which classified information was sold in exchange for cash, Cuban cigars, Lady Gaga tickets, hotel and travel expenses and the services of prostitutes.<p>The guilty plea of Navy Capt. …

The Artist is Absent: Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

Fine art works should be like sunshine from the blue sky and the breeze in spring that will inspire minds, warm hearts, cultivate taste and clean up undesirable work styles.- <i>Chinese president Xi Jinping, speaking at the October 2014 Beijing Forum on Literature and Art</i><p>There will always be the need …

A Think Tank for the Colorado River’s Future

Changing Planet<p>Grand Canyon photo by Brian Richter<p>Have you ever been in a work meeting or a classroom when you realize that you – and probably everyone else in the room – seemed to be talking at cross purposes and had lost track of the problem you were trying to solve?<p>That’s how many of the water …

Water

When We Criticize the Church

<b>We were sold a package deal.</b><p>Truth and lies, hope and despair, real and fake -- all tied up in a neat package with a bow and sold to us with the label of "Christianity." They said it would fill the aching emptiness in our hearts, that it would get us into Heaven. They told us that it was the only …