Thomas Jefferson

White People Are Right: They Built This Country

America is angry.<p>Conservatives are mad for the same reasons they wanted to oust Obama, Muslims, immigrants and anyone who doesn’t support the …

African-American News

A$AP Ferg and Adidas Launch New, City-Inspired Running Shoe

Crowded streets and sidewalks can mess with your stride, but this shoe promises to smooth out your movement.<p>Adidas is out with its latest collaboration, and this time, the brand recruited rapper A$AP Ferg to make one sweet urban running shoe.<p>The PureBoost Go is for anyone who has experienced the …

Running Shoes

Blindspotting Takes a Hard Look at Race and Gentrification

There’s a lot going on in Blindspotting, the semi-comedy co-written by and starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. Diggs’ Collin, after serving two …

Gentrification

Curriculum is Power, So Co-Create it With Students

Since knowledge is power and how we present and what we present to students is derived from a variety of different places that don't always tell the …

Teaching

Florida State University to relocate statue of founder who owned slaves, supported Confederacy

Florida State University President John Thrasher took swift action Tuesday announcing plans to remove a statue of Francis Eppes from the Westcott Plaza and to seek legislative approval to erase former Florida Supreme Court Justice B.K. Roberts’s name from the main classroom building at the College …

Rights & Freedoms

Does using complementary medicine for cancer reduce patients' survival?

Does using so-called complementary medicine impact cancer patients’ survival?<p>Yale School of Medicine researchers aimed to find out by analyzing a …

Cancer

From unhappy childhood to published poet

WINCHESTER — Maggie Stetler acknowledges that she probably got her love of art and language from her parents.<p>But she can’t credit her artistic mother …

Literature

Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: David Barton- 2018 Update

In 2014, 2015, 2016, as well as 2017, “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day” published profiles of <b>David Barton</b>, one of the co-authors of the 2012 and …

Trump Administration

Using Cervical Length Measurement for Lower Spontaneous... : Obstetrics & Gynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and the Department of …

Medicine

Chinese Government Arrests Dozens Of Lawyers In Unprecedented Sweep

The Chinese government has launched a mass crackdown on lawyers and activists, arresting around 100 people since July 9. At least 25 are still …

China

George O’Neill Jr.: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

George O’Neill Jr., a Rockefeller heir, hosted a dinner around the National Prayer Breakfast in 2017 that Maria (sometimes spelled Mariia) Butina …

Foreign Policy

Opinion: It’s past time for migrant children labor laws to grow up

Public attention has never been more focused on the plight of migrant children. Americans are demanding these children have what humanitarian …

Immigration

'For the People': House Democrats' new slogan sounds familiar to John Morgan

Congressional Democrats’ new slogan for the 2018 elections has a familiar ring for Central Floridians: “For the People.”<p>Of course, that phrase is …

Donald Trump

Welcoming new US citizens to the ‘crusade against ignorance’

The president of the Carnegie Corporation talks about immigration, and his own experience as an immigrant, at a naturalization ceremony at the JFK …

United States

Blindspotting is the rare buddy comedy that tackles social issues. It works.

Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs teamed up with lifelong friend Rafael Casal for a rhythmic, funny, earnest take on their native Oakland.<p>Lots of genres lend themselves to socially conscious storytelling — from science fiction to dark comedy to horror to romance. But for the most part, the beloved buddy …

Culture

1920s Bungalow Charmer: For Sale In Monrovia

A quintessential classic with period details, updated kitchen and bath, plus a welcoming front porch.<p>MONROVIA, CA -- Newly listed in Monrovia is this …

Dining Rooms

Rising Socialist Star, Ocasio-Cortez, Is Rubbing Democrats the Wrong Way

July 18, 2018 by Susan Wright<p>She’s a rising star.<p>Or just a pretty dud.<p>What we do know about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is that she has all the …

Working Families Party

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal Are About to Be Your New Favorite Film Duo

To ask Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal what makes them such great collaborators is to see them light up. “Diggs is a very liberated, free artist,” …

Los Angeles

THE JEFFERSON BIBLE by Thomas Jefferson Read by Mitch Horowitz | Audiobook Review

by Thomas Jefferson | Read by Mitch Horowitz<p>Philosophy & Religion • 2.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012<p>Mitch Horowitz gives a sober and serious reading of …

Books

‘Blindspotting’ Review: Tale of Two Oaklands Couldn’t Be More Personal

In the words of <i>Blindspotting</i>‘s co-star Rafael Casal, the film is “a comedy in a world that won’t let it be one.” Fair enough. Written by Casal (a …

Music

Census Bureau faces hiring woes amid low unemployment

The U.S. Census Bureau is sounding alarms about its ability to hire the hundreds of thousands of temporary employees to conduct its decennial count …

Human Geography

Court: Survival Actions Accrue at Death Even for Injuries 'Short of Death' | The Legal Intelligencer

Photo credit: Bigstock<p>Plaintiffs have two years from the death of their loved ones to bring survival actions alleging medical professional …

Law

Kavanaugh Scorns International Law and Loves Executive Power

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has nothing but contempt for international law. But he has shown uncritical deference to executive power, …

Liberal View

Along with that glass of wine, reach for a book on the same

Intoxicating summer reading from the wine world.

Books

American Experience

Mount Rushmore | Timeline<p>Carving Mount Rushmore<p><b>1868</b><br>A treaty between the U.S. government and the native Sioux gives the Sioux property rights in …

National Parks

Tech giants to Congress: Sorry about our mistakes, but there's no bias

Facebook, Google and Twitter offered Congress members an apology Tuesday but wanted lawmakers to understand it's not all their fault.<p>The House Judiciary Committee held its second hearing on the content filtering practices of tech giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google, looking to learn how social …

Internet

Judge Kavanaugh confounds the left

Activists on the left and even some members of Congress have made outrageous statements about Judge Brett Kavanaugh since the announcement of his …

House Judiciary Committee

Surprise! Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bad at history too

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made so many bizarre assertions about economics, politics, and international relations that her recent revisionist …

U.S. Politics

MLB notebook: Is Harper's Home Run Derby crown tainted?

The bat-flipping, roar-causing, joy-prompting, hug-generating, goose-bumping victory by Washington’s Bryce Harper’s in Monday night’s Home Run Derby …

Mickey Mantle

Annapolis Day Trip Guide

<b>→</b> <b>BREAKFAST</b><p>Whatever the hour, start your day at <b>Chick & Ruth’s Delly</b>, a stalwart breakfast counter for homemade pies, award-winning crab cakes, and …

Baltimore