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Police Officers Save Christmas Marriage Proposal

Posted 12.19.2013 | Weddings

On Sunday, Los Angeles man Andrew Johnson had planned to propose to his girlfriend at a holiday party. But when he went to his car to grab the engagem...

Trash-Talking America

William E. White | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics
William E. White

If we ever hope to sponsor a productive debate in this country, we will have to spend as much time listening as we do talking. Grandstanding, posturing, and trash-talking the country is not helping.

For Your Edification: Presidents Who Had Pet Rats, A Slideshow

Posted 11.21.2012 | College

Have you ever wondered which president had a pet rat? Are you surprised that more than one president had a pet rat? We are too! Without further ad...

WATCH: China's 'Ghost Cities'

Bloomberg | Andrew Johnson | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

So many new high-rise urban centers have sprouted across China in recent years that you can almost hear the bubble popping. Kangbashi, a city in I...

Before Chickamauga

Carolyn Vega | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

With the Battle of Chickamauga still a week away, Abraham Lincoln wrote to the military governor of occupied Tennessee, and later president, Andrew Johnson.

Playing Presidents: Good History vs. Good Drama and The Actor JFK (and Jackie) Wanted To Play Him

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 06.07.2011 | Media
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Whether filtered by an archivist, historian, editor, screenwriter, actor or director, perspective on the life of another person is ultimately subjective - and there's no group of people more highly susceptible to the subjective than the presidents.

''The Vice President is The Only Person The President Can't Fire.''

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

Barack Obama is pressured by Hillary Clinton to select her as VP, a mathematical question arises: why would he choose someone whom record numbers of Democrats have voted against?