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  • 'Newton's Football' explains the real science of the gridiron

    'Newton's Football' explains the real science of the gridiron
    A good subtitle for "Newton's Football" might be "Pigskin Freakonomics." This extraordinary collaboration between Allen St. John, columnist for Forbes.com and author of "The Billion Dollar Game," and Ainissa G. Ramirez, a PhD in materials science and...
  • Interior secretary says Obama may bypass Congress on monuments

    SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills. Jewell...
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Bully Pulpit' brings Roosevelt-Taft era to life

    Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Bully Pulpit' brings Roosevelt-Taft era to life
    History, as we all know, is framed by events. But it also grows from relationships, both personal and political, and is framed by how the actions of particular players in specific circumstances set the course for the future. In her sweeping new history,...
  • North Dakota oil boom brings worry to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    WASHINGTON — On a stretch of ranchland nestled in the North Dakota Badlands, under dark, star-filled night skies, serene landscape and solitude, Theodore Roosevelt formed his strong conservationist ideals more than a century ago. But the night...
  • Teddy Roosevelt-William Howard Taft Tome 'Bully Pulpit' Heading For Big Screen At DreamWorks

    DreamWorks Studios has closed a preemptive deal to re-team on an American historical drama, acquiring film rights to Doris Kearns Goodwin's soon-to-be-released book "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of...
  • Steven Spielberg, Doris Kearns Goodwin reteam for 'Bully Pulpit'

    DreamWorks is heading back to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. A year after Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" became a box office hit and award-season favorite, the filmmaker's DreamWorks Studios has announced plans to make another presidential drama -- and based on...
  • The Great White Fleet moors off Old Point Comfort

    The Great White Fleet moors off Old Point Comfort
    In the long and often spectacular visual history of Hampton Roads, few days can match  Dec. 9, 1907. Beginning that morning and continuing into the afternoon, six giant American battleships passed through the Virginia Capes and made their way into...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Corporate citizenship a dying concept

    PARIS -- One of the interesting questions that resulted from the Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case in 2010, which assigned political personhood to corporations, is whether this corporate personhood carries responsibilities. It used to, in...
  • Obama got ahead of himself with 'red line' talk on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Theodore Roosevelt famously advised that America should "speak softly and carry a big stick." President Obama, in his approach to the civil war mayhem in Syria, has got it about half right. His reluctance to use U.S. military might...
  • Sitting short in the saddle

    WASHINGTON -- If the Barack Obama Story were to be made into a movie these days, it's certain that a John Wayne type would not be cast in the leading role. There's little in our current president that smacks of intimidating true grit. That at least is...
  • It's a Gray Area: Thank you for letting me share my ideas with you

    For this past year, I have had the privilege of being able to write a column in this space about any subject of my choosing. So during this time we have discussed and dissected things like healthcare and education; the criminal justice system, including...