Topic: George Washington
Presidents Day 2010 is not observed the same way – or even the same day – in all states. Which presidents get top billing depends on where you live.
02/15/2010 11:25 am
In Virginia there is no Presidents' Day. It's legally only George Washington's birthday. How well do you know America's (often bogus) holidays?
02/15/2010 08:44 am
Haiti’s earthquake reversed a decades-long provinces-to-capital migration, driving as many as 1 million Haitians from overburdened Port-au-Prince. Haitian officials are now see an opportunity to 'decentralize' the country.
01/29/2010 02:22 pm
Former Foreign Minister Hubert Védrine, author of 'History Strikes Back,' offers a realist view on a central challenge for Europe and the United States: the rise of China.
01/27/2010 03:14 pm
Blame the media or blame ourselves for our current celebrity obsession. Either way, it is causing people to go to absurd lengths to grab a piece of fame.
12/14/2009 08:45 am
11/18/2009 12:00 am
In Panjshir Province, Governor Bahij says he wants to thwart protest of Afghanistan election. But he wants more autonomy.
11/07/2009 12:00 am
The European Union is tossing around names for who could be the 'George Washington of Europe,' with Belgian Prime Minister Herman van Rompuy a top name. The EU is expected to decide by mid-November.
11/05/2009 12:00 am
Edward Brooke was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor Wednesday. Mr. Brooke was the first African-American elected to the US Senate by popular vote.
10/28/2009 01:00 am
In many ways, views about the Constitution are reflected in the debate over how President Obama is handling the issues of the day.
09/17/2009 01:00 am