STAFF BLOG REEL TALK Monday mix: Kid President
I was just introduced to this over the weekend. Even if you've already seen it, it'll still make you smile. (I've watched it twice today.) It features a kid, a football and a pep talk that you won't s... Posted on 4/29/13 at 9:26 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Presidents' Day Activities
Information and activities are from KRP's The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide and News Relief's A Plan for All Seasons both from the NIE Institute.
Presidents' Day is a federal holiday and is observe... Posted on 2/12/13 at 10:40 PM
THE NEW FORTY Apparently, I am a Betty...
I was reading an article on Huffington Post and I noticed a personality quiz that asked: Which First Lady Are You? My first inclination was aggravation that it wasn't asking me which President I was. ... Posted on 1/22/13 at 8:05 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Electoral College a learning experience
Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama.
The 82-year-old Hibbing man, one of ... Posted on 12/18/12 at 9:03 AM
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down and will instead "face the storm," raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war.
A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters to national leaders with suspected poisonous ricin believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and sometimes performed as an Elvis Presley impersonator.
Holbrook Mohr and Adrian Sainz
, April 17, 2013
Voters chose Sunday between the hand-picked successor who campaigned to carry on Hugo Chavez's self-styled socialist revolution and an emboldened second-time challenger who warned that the late president's regime has Venezuela on the road to ruin.
Alexandra Olson and Frank Bajak
, April 14, 2013
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf said he doesn't fear arrest despite facing criminal charges as he vowed Saturday to return to his homeland and contest upcoming elections after more than four years in exile.
Jamil Khan and Rebecca Santana
, March 23, 2013
President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a far-reaching decision that could severely limit a chief executive's powers to make recess appointments.
Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama's second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded celebration of Latino culture.
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