'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.
A poet laureate comes to Washington. Yawn. In the world capital of the sound and fury that often signifies not very much, the disciplined sentiments of a poet sound as alien as a tax cut for millionaires.
Natasha Trethewey smashes stereotypes about poets. She's not stuffy. Or shy. Or aloof.
Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical records for vaccinated and unvaccinated girls.
Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts, an Associated Press analysis has found, and not even the recent re-emergence of whooping cough has halted the downward trajectory of vaccinations among these students.
The more we study animals, the less special we seem.
It's not just man's closer primate relatives that exhibit brain power. Dolphins, dogs and elephants are teaching us a few lessons, too.
A poet-historian representing a younger generation of writers will soon take office on Capitol Hill, overlooking the politicians, in a lesser-known post enshrined in federal law.
Natasha Trethewey began writing poems after a personal tragedy.
A Pulitzer Prize winner is the nation's first poet laureate to hail from the South since the initial one _ Robert Penn Warren _ was named by the Library of Congress in 1986.