‘The Triumph Of Nancy Reagan’ Explores Former First Lady’S Influence In The White House

An actress-turned-first lady. During her more than 50 year marriage, NancyReagan was also the most trusted adviser to her husband, former PresidentRonald Reagan. Washington Post...

Why Jimmy Carter May Be The Most Misunderstood President In American History

Jimmy Carter lost his White House re-election bid over 40 years ago and hispresidency is often remembered for hard economic times and the Iran hostagecrisis. But author and...

As Evanston, Illinois Approves Reparations For Black Residents, Will The Country Follow?

The nation's first government-backed reparations initiative was green litthis week in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb where about 16 percent ofits 75,000 residents are Black....

Poet Tess Taylor On How Verse Can Provide Solace

For many, it's a time of uncertainty and isolation. But in poet TessTaylor's humble opinion, turning to verse can provide solace. Her recentbook of poems is "Rift Zone," and the...

In Rural Michigan, Detroit Artists Reimagine The Iconic American Barn

The American barn is a cultural icon, but one that is quickly disappearing. In Port Austin, Michigan, an art project aims to draw attention to these structures -- and maybe even...

A Utah Infectious Disease Doctor On His State's Coronavirus Crisis

Coronavirus is spiking in parts of the U.S. spared the worst of the pandemic in its early days, as well as in states that already suffered. With an average of 75,000 new daily...

NIH's Francis Collins On How Americans Can Take Responsibility Amid Spreading Virus

Coronavirus is spreading across the United States more widely than it did in previous waves. U.S. hospitalizations rose 40 percent in the past month and increased across 38 states...

An Essay On The Importance Of Interracial Friendships

In a year when racism has been front and center in Americans’ minds, how can we break out of our own orbits to understand the life experiences of other people -- especially...

The Remarkable Political And Diplomatic Legacy Of James Baker

Former Secretary of State James Baker’s distinguished career and service to every Republican president from Gerald Ford to George W. Bush has elevated him to elder statesman...

Waiting To Set Sail, Idled Cruise Ships At Anchor Attract Visitors In The UK

Until the coronavirus pandemic struck, the cruise industry was enjoying a boom period, generating $150 billion worldwide per year. Now most ships have been grounded for months....

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