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 8:26 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 9:40 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 7:05 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 8:03 AM
He has become fodder for an interpretation industry toiling to make his life malleable enough to soothe the sensitivities and serve the agendas of the interpreters. The quantity of writing about him is inversely proportional to the brevity of his presidency.
President Barack Obama joined with Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to recognize the legacy of John F. Kennedy, the president who inspired a generation until he was felled by an assassin's bullets 50 years ago this week.
Steve Holland and Jeff Mason
, November 20, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday boasted of the nation's progress in cutting dependence on foreign energy sources and lowering pollution levels, saying that the United States is now poised to control its own energy future.
Nelson Mandela went home in an ambulance on Sunday after nearly three months in a hospital that became the focus of a global outpouring of concern, but authorities said the health of the former South African president remained critical and sometimes unstable.
Christopher Torchia and Rodney Muhmuza
, September 01, 2013
But nine months later, as Pena Nieto prepares to give his first state of the nation address on Monday, the new Mexico still looks a lot like the old one. Economic growth projections have been cut nearly in half. The streets are clogged with anti-reform protesters, who have blocked Congress and even forced the president to change the date and location of that state of the nation speech.
New York Rep. Peter King acknowledges he'd have a double motive as a presidential candidate — winning the White House and stopping what he calls a dangerous shift in the GOP toward an isolationist foreign policy, perhaps the more achievable of the two objectives.
Egypt's new president moved to assert his authority and regain control of the streets Saturday even as his Islamist opponents declared his powers illegitimate and issued blood oaths to reinstate Mohammed Morsi, whose ouster by the military has led to dueling protests and deadly street battles between rival sides.
Egypt's military moved swiftly Thursday against senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood, targeting the backbone of support for ousted president Mohammed Morsi. In the most dramatic step, authorities arrested the group's revered leader from a seaside villa and flew him by helicopter to detention in the capital.
Egypt's first democratically elected president was ousted Wednesday by the military after barely a year in office, felled by the same kind of popular revolt that first brought him to power in the Arab Spring.
Hamza Hendawi, Maggie Michael, and Sarah El Deeb
, July 03, 2013
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