March 15 is the 100-year anniversary of the presidential news conference. Woodrow Wilson had been in the White House less than two weeks when his private secretary, Joseph P. Tumulty, ushered 125 reporters into the Oval Office for what was the beginning of a love fest between traditionally adversarial parties.
Strong U.S. sales in December capped a remarkable year for the auto industry — especially Japanese brands — and 2013 should be even better.
The title of this book about the U.S-Mexican War (1846-47) gives away the author's bias. It is lifted from a statement Ulysses S. Grant made in 1867, 20 years after the war ended.
When all is said and done, perhaps it was destiny that Charlotte host the Democratic National Convention — and that its choice be controversial.
If Mitt Romney wins the White House this fall, he will in all likelihood do so while beating some very long historical odds.
Toyota and Chrysler saw big U.S. sales gains in April, but they came at the expense of General Motors and Ford.