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An alarm must have gone off somewhere, signaling former President George W. Bush to step out of his polite, self-imposed exile and back onto public radar. Indeed, Mr. Bush makes a noteworthy debut Tuesday evening, joining NBC "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno, the sole late night guy who wears an American flag pin.
A gay-parenting study condemned by gay activists is about to undergo more scrutiny: A Florida judge this week said internal emails related to the study must be turned over to a gay activist who is looking for evidence to have the study officially discredited and retracted.
Some of president's key goals hang in balance. The eventual resolution to the government shutdown and debt-ceiling standoff carries serious consequences for the U.S. economy, but it also could make or break President Obama's second-term agenda.
As I ponder retirement, I wonder who's going to educate the next generation, particularly as journalism professors and communications scholars, including me, arrived last week in Washington, D.C., for the annual get-together of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Contrary to what President Obama told members of the press a few days ago, he's not the least bit reticent about profiling Americans on the basis of race, sex and ethnicity.
The Supreme Court on Monday sent a major affirmative action case back to the lower courts to be reheard, ducking the chance to rewrite discrimination laws and instead affirming the current state of law for racial preferences, saying they can be used for admissions but only if there is a compelling need and no other remedy works.
Samsung is spending big research and development dollars on discovering ways to dial by thought — to control cellular phones by brain only.
To John LaRue, the renaissance in U.S. manufacturing is no dream. It's already here.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will not swim three distance events in the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas this weekend after swimming's international governing body raised objections, the New York Post reported.
The American shale revolution numbers are just now coming out for 2012.
How very Harry Potter. Researchers say they've taken a step closer toward the invention of a full-body invisibility device that would allow the wearer to move about absent detection, much like the teen wizard did when he donned his magical cloak in the film.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told Glenn Beck on his radio show last week that he wants the state's $1 billion in gold reserves back from the Federal Reserve.
The Supreme Court is broadening its examination of affirmative action by adding a case about Michigan's effort to ban consideration of race in college admissions.
Gun control advocates are pushing to salvage a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines as part of the post-Newtown debate, but they may have been outflanked by technology in the form of 3D printers.
Except for the size and noise level of the crowd, and the significance of the stage, the moment was reminiscent of 17-year-old Justin Rose chipping in on the final hole at Royal Birkdale in 1998 to tie for fourth in the British Open.