George W. Bush, who signs his work '43,' will display more than two dozen original paintings in his first 'intentional' art show in April. As yet undisclosed: Did world leaders get the brush?
John F. Kennedy was a voracious reader – mostly history, including Winston Churchill’s books, which helped shape his character. But he loved Ian Fleming’s James Bond spy novels too.
The Monitor’s language columnist admits grudging admiration a wonky but useful term that covers a lot of important 'stuff.'
The US is becoming less dependent on Arab oil, Salhani writes, making it less of an issue when it comes to decisions about Syria and the Middle East.