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It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
When Paul Ignatius first stepped aboard a Navy ship, he was anxious. Japan had already attacked Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific was going strong. Ignatius — a Glendale native who attended Mark Keppel Elementary School, Toll Middle School...
Tags: Weaponry, Japan, Defense, U.S. Navy, World War II (1939-1945)
They were hounded by reporters sicced on them by NASA. Forced to lay their lives open to Life magazine. Panted after by every newspaper in the country. It got so bad that the vaunted wives of the astronauts in the American space program — which...
SEGUIN, Texas — A rash, almost reckless feeling comes over me as I exit Interstate Highway 10, along which the speed limit is a mere 75 mph, and I push the accelerator even farther forward. My rental car doesn't sputter as the speedometer climbs....
The U.S. has forsworn secret prisons. But we have reams of secret laws for our secret intelligence agencies, interpreted by a secret court that hands down secret rulings. The time is ripe to declassify the rulings, enough to reassure us that the rule of...
After reading my dueling columnist colleague Stephen L. Goldstein's obituary for the Republican Party, I'm reminded of Mark Twain's quip after hearing his obit had been published in the New York Journal: "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."...
President Barack Obama should appoint a bipartisan commission from Congress, academia and the private sector, including professors, tax lawyers and accountants, to rewrite and simplify the tax code, perhaps similar to the Grace Commission on base closings...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Barack Obama, NASA, Politics, John F. Kennedy
For the last two months, President Barack Obama has been mired in Washington's inside game, caught up in backroom congressional politics as he tried unsuccessfully to pass a bill on gun control and nudge Republican senators toward compromise on the...
For the last two months, President Barack Obama has been mired in Washington’s inside game, caught up in backroom congressional politics as he tried unsuccessfully to pass a bill on gun control and nudge Republican senators toward compromise on...
Fifty years later, the assassination of John F. Kennedy remains a galvanizing event, studied by serious scholars and conspiracy fringers with equal intensity. People who were old enough in 1963 still remember everything about the news flash that...
READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University Film Produced By Glastonbury Resident Earns Regional Emmy AwardHamdenQuinnipiac University has been nominated for a regional Emmy award by the Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for its documentary, "Justice as a Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley." The...
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