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New York City's oldest museum reopens to the public on Friday following a three-year, $65 million renovation.
The two-man debate between GOP presidential candidates Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich had one off-limit topic — the decade-old sexual harassment allegations that have dogged Cain's campaign.
A presidential historian's assistant pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to steal valuable documents from archives throughout the Northeast.
When confronted by a 40-pound amputated human scrotum - diseased and distended, roughly the size of a well-fed lapdog, sporting the cracked, leathery texture of an old, weathered football, preserved under glass for easy viewing - many words come to mind.
Dr. Nassir Ghaemi is a professor of psychiatry at Tufts University who serves also on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School and holds degrees in history, philosophy and public health. He would seem well-equipped to explore the effects of mental illness on leadership abilities, and that he has done in a thoughtful and readable way.
Kelsey Grammer makes it clear from the start: He is not playing Mayor Richard M. Daley in his new dramatic series, "Boss."
''Printer's ink raged in their veins throughout a century," writes Megan McKinney of Joseph Medill and his McCormick and Patterson heirs. Although "individually headstrong, quirky, and often thoroughly disagreeable, each was brilliantly creative, and together the achievement was immense."
Abraham Lincoln rightly denounced the "mobocratic spirit." James Madison considered it the sa- cred duty of government to protect property rights from the violent whims of the mob: "That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest."
Many were surprised when, early in his first term as secretary of defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld vowed publicly to rein in the power of the generals. Conservative Republicans especially found it hard to imagine a Republican secretary taking on the military - usually closely aligned with the Republican Party - in such a public manner. What had gone so wrong in civil-military relations?