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2008-10-10 06:00:24

By Richard L. Berke Imagine these fantastical sequences from "W.," the Oliver Stone portrayal of President George W. Bush: The president is not alone with his dogs when he chokes on a pretzel and tumbles from the sofa; Saddam Hussein is in the White House family quarters with him.

2008-10-08 06:00:26

By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- The flexibility and limits of executive power in our government have been the focus of intense debate in recent years, so it seems as good a time as any for the Roundabout Theatre Company to revive A Man for All Seasons (*** out of four).

2008-09-20 21:00:00

By Karen Price KIMBERLEY NIXON is adamant that she won't be watching Scarlett Johansson in the movie that helped bring her worldwide fame, Girl With A Pearl Earring.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By McCandless, Amy Thompson Davies, Gareth See Government Grow: Education Politics from Johnson to Reagan Lawrence: University Press of Kansas 387 pp., $39.95 ISBN 978-0-7006-1532-2 Publication Date: September 2007 Most historians of American politics characterize the 1970s and 1980s as decades of "sustained reaction against Great Society liberalism" (1).

2008-09-02 03:00:12

By Grendstad, Gunnar Presidential scholars hypothesize that presidential contestedness increases among recent presidents only because of unfinished research or within historical eras because of growing governing problems.

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By Paul Farhi The Washington Post The first scandal of the Beijing Olympics is in, and the loser, apparently, is China.

2008-08-06 09:00:37

By Valerie Phillips Deseret News Kelsey Nixon isn't "The Next Food Network Star," but viewers are likely to see her somewhere on the small screen in the future.

2008-08-02 00:00:19

By Anthony Breznican Hollywood is getting presidential this election year, but will moviegoers say they approve this message? Films about U.S. presidents -- past, present and fictional -- start this week.

2008-07-31 12:00:52

Former Nixon administration telecommunications guru Clay T. Whitehead has died of prostate cancer in Washington at the age of 69. Whitehead was perhaps best known for his role in creating the Open Skies policy as director of the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy from 1970 to 1974.

2008-07-30 06:00:38

By Anthony Breznican Hollywood is getting presidential this election year, but will moviegoers say they approve this message? Films about U.S. presidents -- past, present and fictional -- start this week.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.