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  • Mikhail Gorbachev says DVD can help cool U.S.-Russia relations

     
    Mikhail Gorbachev, who once ran the Soviet Union during the Cold War, is touting the home-video release of “Cold War,” the massive documentary about the epic conflict....
  • Dalai Lama looks to China's young people

    Nobel Peace Laureates closed their summit in Chicago Wednesday by appealing to the world’s youth to pursue a better future. Meanwhile, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama added that the future of the relationship between Tibetans and the Chinese is...
  • Former President Carter tells Nobel gathering to oppose unnecessary wars, preemptive strikes

    Former President Carter tells Nobel gathering to oppose unnecessary wars, preemptive strikes
    Former President Jimmy Carter opened the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Monday with a challenge to young people to stand up against unnecessary wars and hold the U.S. government accountable for making preemptive strikes. “For the last 60...
  • During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech

    During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech
    Offering an historical footnote Saturday to one of the most memorable lines of the Cold War, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev confessed Saturday that he was underwhelmed when President Ronald Reagan demanded in 1987 that he “..tear...
  • 10 things you might not know about skin color

    10 things you might not know about skin color
    1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
  • Left in the Past

     
    Roy M. Brewer explores Ronald Reagan’s far-from-conservative early days—hear the former president in archival tapes...
  • Photographing the American Wall

     
    Photographing The American Wall along the Mexican border...
  • Nobel Peace Prize laureates to hold summit here

    Nobel Peace Prize laureates to hold summit here
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Chicago will host the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates this spring. The summit, the first to be held in North America, will at the University of Illinois at Chicago April 23-25. The event is expected...
  • The Worst Ideas Ever: Book By Hartford Residents A 'Celebration of Embarrassment'

    The Worst Ideas Ever: Book By Hartford Residents A 'Celebration of Embarrassment'
    Michael Jordan giving up basketball to play baseball. "The Brady Bunch" adding a cute little kid, cousin Oliver, to boost sagging ratings. Celebrities who name their babies "Banjo," "Apple," "Facebook," "Moxie Crimefighter" or "Bronx Mowgli." The Yugo....
  • Soviet fall and Arab Spring

    Soviet fall and Arab Spring
    Twenty years ago, tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow, just as Egyptians, Tunisians and Syrians have this year — rejecting the old order, demanding freedom and democracy. That August, the Russian democrats prevailed because...
  • Yelena Bonner dies at 88; wife of Andrei Sakharov was a Soviet human rights activist

    Yelena Bonner dies at 88; wife of Andrei Sakharov was a Soviet human rights activist
    Reporting from Moscow -- Yelena Bonner, human rights activist and widow of Soviet dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov, has died. She was 88. Bonner died Saturday afternoon in Boston after a long illness, said her daughter, Tatiana...
  • Millennium Awards: Mark Ruffalo honored for green stance (no, not his Hulk role in 'The Avengers')

     
    Mark Ruffalo and Ed Begley Jr. were among the honorees at the Global Green USA Millennium Awards in Santa Monica on Sunday. Prior Global Green USA Millennium award winners Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick were among those out to support Mark Ruffalo and...