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  • The end of U.S. exceptionalism

     The end of U.S. exceptionalism
    In all the long history of American presidential addresses, has there been an odder one than this? With the solemn grandeur appropriate to a declaration of war, President Obama informed the American people Tuesday night that a congressional vote on...
  • Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Colin Powell Cross Political Divide for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    Why hold a Washington, D.C. screening for your new film at any local theater when you can book the Kennedy Center? The question was clearly a no-brainer for producer and noted political fundraiser Harvey Weinstein concerning his company's new release,...
  • Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS

    Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS
    First he lost his studio and station home. Then some public radio stations dumped him after he criticized President Obama. Earlier this year, Arsenio Hall swept in and poached his executive producer and other key staffers. Oh, and the tendons in his...
  • Ready for Hillary SuperPAC Woos Hollywood Donors

    Ready for Hillary, the SuperPAC raising money in anticipation that Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, held two events on Monday to draw in potential Los Angeles and showbiz donors. The events included a luncheon at the Peninsula Hotel in...
  • PBS special traces Lincoln’s pioneering use of technology and his Gettysburg Address

     
    Nov. 19, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Though Lincoln stated during his speech that “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here”┬áhis brief, approximately 270-...
  • Singer of one of the biggest hits of all time moving Christmas show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A singer who had one of the biggest hits of all time, a hit 1970s television show and a long-running theater show in Branson, Mo., was playing Easton’s State Theatre in 2000 and staying in Bethlehem when he saw his......
  • Iraq gets Hellfire missiles, U.S. arms dealers get a merry Christmas

    Why, look what Santa brought Iraq: U.S. Hellfire missiles. And I’m willing to bet that, unlike the packages of some UPS and FedEx customers, the Hellfires arrived on time. And what Christmas list would be complete without some flying toys? So we&...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
  • History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series

    History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series
    History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II. History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...
  • It's not 'our' Iraq anymore

    It's not 'our' Iraq anymore
    Gains by Al Qaeda-allied groups in Iraq — including in Fallouja, the site of a bloody U.S. offensive in 2004 — understandably anger Americans who lost loved ones in a "war of choice" that was supposed to secure democracy in that country. But...
  • Calls For Strike On Syria Lack Credibility

    Undoubtedly you've heard that American credibility is on the line, thanks to President Barack Obama's vacillation on what to do about Syria. To bomb or not to bomb, that is always the question. Obama, indeed, seems to be stricken with indecision....
  • Letters: What message to send on Syria?

    Re "No credibility, no trust," and "Credibility shouldn't be a factor," Opinion, Sept. 5 Benny Morris misconstrues President Obama's deliberative approach in seeking the appropriate response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons as a sign of...