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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Pearson
Texas Board of Education members in midnight fiery discussions decided to delay a vote on a biology book that some perceive as politically biased on the notion of evolution.
Physical books may have a longer shelf life than expected. Barnes & Noble posted a third-quarter loss on Thursday, partly because demand for its e-books and Nook e-book readers have plummeted.
A woman was tossed out of the public viewing galleries at Tuesday's State of the Union after shouting out in support of President Obama's demand for Congress to vote on gun control.
Rep. Charles W. Boustany Jr., a veteran Louisiana Republican allied with House Speaker John A. Boehner, trounced Republican freshman Rep. Jeffrey M. Landry in an attack-heavy runoff race Saturday.
One of the world's biggest publishers, Pearson, has purchased one of the biggest self-publishers.
Omar, the shotgun-toting stick-up man of "The Wire," is finally getting his chance to belt out a solo.
An actress who played an assassin for a Baltimore drug gang in HBO's "The Wire" has pleaded guilty in a drug conspiracy case.
Lisa Edelstein is checking out of Fox TV's "House." In a statement Tuesday, the actress said she is leaving the medical series after seven years playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy, according to the Associated Press.
A woman who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO's "The Wire" has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to sell heroin.
A pilot's spilled coffee accidentally triggered a hijacking alert and caused a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany, to make an unscheduled stop in Canada.
Convicted sex offender Graham James surrendered to police Wednesday at Toronto's Pearson International Airport and was whisked to Winnipeg, where the former major junior hockey coach was wanted on nine charges of sexual assault.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Frank Welsh Burke Sr., a former congressman, state representative and Louisville mayor, has died. He was 87.