Topic: Tracey Samuelson

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  • In Zimbabwe, hope behind the horror

    Chapter & Verse In Zimbabwe, hope behind the horror

    Peter Godwin's book, "The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe," is about more than tragedy.

  • Why Americans are so angry

    Why Americans are so angry

    From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.

  • New York divided over 9/11 terror trials

    New York has seen seven major terror trials in the past, the most of any city in America. But residents – both ordinary citizens and elected officials – appear to be split over the decision to try the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks in the city.

  • Federal law excluding gay marriage is under siege

    Federal law excluding gay marriage is under siege

    Massachusetts is not the first to sue against the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. But it could be the most important.

  • A dark Fourth of July for some cities

    Budget cuts are forcing many towns to scrap fireworks shows, though in some, local residents and businesses have stepped up to keep the tradition going.