17 Dec 2017

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Sandy Hook mom rips Trump for hosting NRA exec at White House party on 5th anniversary of massacre

Sandy Hook mom rips Trump for hosting NRA exec at White House party on 5th anniversary of massacreNicole Hockley, whose son was among the 20 children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., shootings, is furious about Trump's decision to host National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre at a White House Christmas party on Dec. 14 - the fifth anniversary of the massacre.


17 Dec 2017 7:02pm GMT

15 Dec 2017

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Patagonia founder invited to testify to Congress over Trump spat

Patagonia founder invited to testify to Congress over Trump spatOn Friday, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, invited Yvon Chouinard, founder of the ourtdoorwear retailer Patagonia, to testify before Congress about its rebuke of President Trump's decision to reduce the extent of the Bears Ears National Monument.


15 Dec 2017 9:34pm GMT

GOP Sen. Kennedy: Trump's nominee should have been able to answer my questions

GOP Sen. Kennedy: Trump's nominee should have been able to answer my questionsLouisiana Sen. John Kennedy said that he has supported nearly every one of President Trump's picks, but that he doesn't support them blindly: "I ask questions that I expect them to be able to answer. In doing so, I'm just doing my job."


15 Dec 2017 7:24pm GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT