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Topic - May
Certain assertions in Randolph J. May's piece on the new FCC nominee may be a bit premature ("A historian for the FCC," Commentary, May 10). Specifically, Mr. May has relegated Samuel F.B. Morse's venerable Morse Code to the history books. The fact is, Morse code is still in wide use throughout the world.
Scott Gration invoked the Gospel of John, declaring that the "truth shall set me free," when he defended himself against charges of gross mismanagement as U.S. ambassador to Kenya.
In an attempt to calm the country's growing concerns about U.S. energy policy and high gas prices, President Obama addressed the nation last week from the University of Miami, in part calling for new subsidies for fuels made from algae. His claim: "We could replace up to 17 percent of the oil we import for transportation with this fuel that we can grow right here in the United States."
West Virginia mine safety officials issued 253 violations in their investigation of the Upper Big Branch disaster and targeted two foremen, saying their failures may have exacerbated the unsafe conditions underground before the explosion that killed 29 men.
In his jobs speech last week, President Obama demanded that Congress pass his new stimulus proposals "right away." This was his constant refrain: right away, right away, right away.
Tom Lehman is having one heck of a season for a guy who feels his swing has been out of whack.
Congratulations, Eckhart Tolle. You topped the list of the Oprah Winfrey book club's biggest sellers of the past decade.
A man charged with killing his mother-in-law and shooting his wife and her grandmother outside a community college opened fire as his 4-year-old daughter sat with the women in a minivan, riddling the van with gunfire, police said Thursday.
President Obama on Friday stressed that the United States is not at war with Islam, blasting a Florida pastor who's threatening to burn copies of the Koran for potentially endangering American forces serving in Muslim lands.
The rest will destroyed later, he said.
"I could feel my swing was getting away from me," he said. "I wasn't hitting it the way I normally do. I didn't make many bogeys, so I kind of won that one by just not beating myself. But at the PGA Championship, I hit some great shots and I hit some really poor shots and I just never ever got into a flow where I played well for 18 holes."