Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died at the age of 99 on Tuesday, was a Republican appointed by President Gerald Ford. But Stevens took a position that would make even many liberals
If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called
"No republic is safe that tolerates a privileged class, or denies to any of its citizens equal rights and equal means to maintain them." Seldom has any legislative body been the subject of a solicitude
When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ordered the Census Bureau to attach a question on citizenship to the 2020 census, the first argument he used to back up his decision was also the simplest: We’ve always
[For more coverage of race, sign up here to have our Race/Related newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox.] CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — So many Monroes in rural Albemarle County remember the moment they a
In the inscription of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address, the word "future" started with an E instead of an F. The bottom part of the E was filled in to fix it. But if you look closely, the extra
(CNN) — After his mother died in late June, Johnie Watkins III couldn't bring himself to read the hundreds of love letters she had exchanged with his father during and after his service in World War II,
As the waters of the Mosul dam reservoir in northern Iraq receded last fall, they revealed a stunning sight: a Bronze Age palace, many of its mud-brick walls and carefully planned rooms remarkably preserved.