Theodore Roosevelt

Donald Trump is setting out on one of the most ambitious first foreign trips in history

Through the beginning of May, Donald Trump hadn’t gone very far. Most of the trips he’d made as president were to his own properties in Florida and Virginia; he never once spent the night at any property that didn’t start with “White” or “Trump.”<p>That changes Friday, as Trump sets out on an …

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How Trump's first foreign trip compares with past presidents

<b>(CNN) —</b> In his first few months in office, US President Donald Trump has continuously broken with tradition and thrown convention to the wind.<p>His inaugural overseas visit will be no different.<p>Trump has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the start of his first foreign trip, becoming the first-ever …

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Watch the Trailer for TNT's Period Murder Mystery The Alienist

On Wednesday, TNT released the trailer for its splashy upcoming series <i>The Alienist</i>, and it looks like what you'd get if you crossed <i>The Knick</i> with a …

TV

Lorton’s former prison complex re-emerges as Liberty Crest Apartments

165 apartments, 83 townhomes, 24 single-family homes and more to expect<p>In 1916, Theodore Roosevelt commissioned a medium-security prison for convicts from Washington, D.C. to be constructed in Lorton, Virginia. In 2001, the Lorton Reformatory shut down. Rather than tear the historic structure down, …

Architecture

Oxymoron: Warren decries ‘centralized power’; demands more gov't

Posted May 16, 2017 03:40 PM by Nate Madden<p>U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., addresses business leaders during a New England Council luncheon in …

10 Tuesday AM Reads - The Big Picture

My Russia-free, fully declassified Taco Tuesday morning train reads:<p>• Amazon’s epic 20-year run as a public company, explained in five charts …

LaVar Ball

Investors Have One Question On Their Minds: Trump? - The Big Picture

In my day job, I manage assets for high net-worth individuals and I make a point of getting out and visiting my clients as much as I can. Since the …

Donald Trump

With This One Quotable Speech, Teddy Roosevelt Changed the Way America Thinks About Nature

President Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his oration.<p>Lines like "speak softly and carry a big stick," "the man who really counts in the world …

History

Navy cultivating more ruthless, nimble, clever war tacticians

ABOARD THE THEODORE ROOSEVELT — It’s like shooting a bullet with a bullet.<p>On Wednesday, the flattop’s tactical action officer, Navy Lt. Jeff Miller, …

Military

When Harry Met Teddy: How Houdini Fooled a President

As onboard entertainment goes, the westward-bound German liner SS <i>Imperator</i> had a group of talent lined up for the evening of June 23, 1914, that …

Wyoming’s War on Wolves

Pull over at a gas station in Jackson Hole or Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming, and you’ll find T-shirts, key chains, and stickers imprinted …

Wildlife

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My First 'Real' Job

It’s that time of year—graduation season. This May I will be celebrating a number of graduates, including three in our very own family. These students, combined with my frequent guest lectures on college campuses across the United States, and our decade-long study of millennials at the Case …

Albert Einstein

9 Expertly Aged Concoctions to Savor in D.C. Right Now - Eater DC

When the artisanal cocktail craze heated up a few years ago, discerning bars and restaurants looked for that extra edge that would set apart their Manhattans and Negronis from those of the competition. Many turned to barrel-aging cocktails, a technique borrowed from the world of whiskey- and …

Washington D.C.

Mr. Zinke, Keep Channeling Teddy Roosevelt

On his first day on the job, Ryan Zinke, President Trump’s secretary of the interior, rode a horse to work, in plain imitation of Teddy Roosevelt, who as president used to gallop around Washington, and whose admirable record as a conservationist Mr. Zinke says he hopes to emulate. By all accounts, …

Opinion

Why the Navy Doesn't Want You to Know: France 'Sunk' a U.S. Aircraft Carrier

<i>The U.S. Navy’s anti-submarine warfare skills have deteriorated greatly since the end of the Cold War, and particularly since 9/11. The emphasis on</i> …

Military

Blogs: The Buzz

May 5, 2017<p><i>The U.S. Navy’s anti-submarine warfare skills have deteriorated greatly since the end of the Cold War, and particularly since 9/11. The</i> …

Military

Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Sparrow Jr.'s Obituary on Central Maine

Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt<br>Sparrow, Jr.<br>1932 - 2017<br>PITTSTON - Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Sparrow, Jr., 84, of Pittston, passed away Tuesday, April 11, …

History

Horsemen of the Apocalypse

<i> This is an excerpt from Dick Russell's and my new book, Horsemen of the Apocalypse , an eye opening exposé of the people and corporations most</i> …

Climate

N.Y. political class gives Trump the cold shoulder

Donald Trump, a son of Queens, will be greeted Thursday in the city that didn't vote for him with little fanfare and official cold shoulders.<p>Trump's visit was never intended to be a political victory lap — he's meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid, a …

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Become A Programming Wizard With 6 Simple Buys

<i>This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there.</i><p>Contrary to what the cult of …

Cool Stuff

What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president …

North Korea

What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, …

North Korea

What on Earth might a meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un look like?

In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to …

North Korea

Here's what a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting could actually look like

BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet.<p>In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no …

North Korea

Dressed to Rule: When Politics and Fashion Collide

When hatters, mad or otherwise, gather to lament the demise of men’s headgear, John F. Kennedy’s name invariably comes up. Back in the day, a …

Fashion

For Theodore Roosevelt basketball seniors, a level up means a position down

Deon Savage describes himself as a runner and a jumper, and that motor has made him a standout player on the hardwood. But<p>Theodore Roosevelt‘s 6-foot-6 senior center knows he’ll need more than his size and explosiveness — and will have to expand his game outside the paint — to succeed at the next …

College Basketball

Incredible Pictures of 27 National Monuments Under Threat

The public is invited to comment as Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tours monuments Utah politicians want abolished or shrunk.<p>Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is touring a pair of controversial national monuments in Utah on horseback this week at the behest of President Trump, who is reconsidering their …

National Parks

America's national parks, and with them its heritage, are under dire threat from Donald Trump's cuts

I have a confession, I am a huge fan of America’s National Park Service. The service once flattered my vanity when it shortlisted a photograph I took at a former mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, for a competition it was running. Everyone else on the shortlist was American, so I was representing the …

National Parks

In NoLIta, a Tribute to Forgotten History

When Steve Stollman talks about the energy that once pulsed around the intersection of Houston and Mulberry Streets, he is not indulging some touchy-feely sensibility (even if he did make a living in the 1960s distributing hippie-friendly underground newspapers). He’s being literal.<p>In the late 19th …

New York City

Hike in the Footsteps of Teddy Roosevelt

When Theodore Roosevelt took office as the United States’ 26th president, he was only 42, the youngest president in the history of the nation. He was …

National Parks