Topic: Thomas Jefferson
Flaps about Michele Bachmann's grasp of Colonial history or movie-star birthplaces probably won't mean a lot to many voters. But her misstatements of fact about current political history could be a problem.
06/28/2011 02:05 pm
As the Republican presidential field firms up, get ready for 18 months of Election 2012 hype. But beneath the noise, remember that American voters are surprisingly hopeful.
06/13/2011 05:06 pm
Part 7 of a Monitor cover story: Families and travel experts explain how to leave it all behind when the Eat, Pray, Love effect hits.
05/27/2011 01:05 pm
Sarah Palin is planning a bus tour to visit historical and cultural East Coast sights during Memorial Day weekend, but she hasn't said which ones or when she'll be there.
05/26/2011 06:53 pm
How 19th-century America’s romance with Paris helped to change the course of US history.
05/24/2011 05:44 pm
Newt Gingrich's candidacy revives an old question: How relevant is adultery when it comes to choosing a president?
05/23/2011 12:09 pm
Internet's easy access has pumped new life into ancestor research.
05/13/2011 05:18 pm
National Day of Prayer activities include speeches and gatherings of many different faiths. Controversial to some, the National Day of Prayer has roots in the earliest days of the nation.
05/05/2011 10:36 am
The box-office results for 'Atlas Shrugged' show that cinematic clashes between self-made industrialists and government bureaucrats fit this moment in American history snugly, addressing tea party sentiments.
04/22/2011 08:16 pm
Up to three percent of the population needs fewer than six hours of sleep each night to function well. Being highly productive and having plenty of time are advantages for an entrepreneur.
04/06/2011 11:08 am