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Poetry Oct 20Weekly Poem: Laura Kasischke points to the lingering past
The poetry in “The Infinitesimals” invites the reader to look into their own past and think on what it is to experience loss.
Politics Oct 07How will early voting affect the midterm elections?
As of Oct. 7, 11 states have opened their doors to early in-person voting with Indiana and Ohio beginning today. Forty-two states have already sent out their early absentee ballots.
Poetry Sep 29Weekly Poem: Sam Taylor struggles to speak Chinese
We've taken our environment for granted for centuries and now we're at a point of "crisis." That is the driving theme in “Nude Descending an Empire,” the new collection by Sam Taylor published in August, which he was inspired to…
Politics Sep 18Environmental group plans to spend $25 million on elections
The League of Conservation Voters today announced that it would be pouring more than $25 million into ads and mobilization for the upcoming midterm elections, more than five times what they spent in 2010.
World Sep 04Al-Qaida to begin jihadist operations in India
Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video Thursday, proclaiming the establishment of a new branch of the terrorist organization in India.
Politics Aug 27Massachusetts mayor says her city feeling effects of immigrant surge
Lynn, Massachusetts is 1,500 miles from the U.S. border with Mexico, but the old factory city has found itself strained because of the recent surge of Central American minors into the country. Mayor Judith Kennedy, who spoke at a press…
Science Aug 12Panda triplets born in China
Chinese zoo officials in the southern city of Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park have officially announced the birth of extremely rare panda triplets.
Nation Aug 05Report reveals ‘culture of violence’ against teens at Rikers Island
A U.S. government report released Monday describes a “deep-seated culture of violence” against teenage inmates held at Rikers Island in New York.
Politics Jul 30House GOP lawsuit is unprecedented
The House made history Wednesday. But not in a positive way. For the first time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has authorized institutionally suing a president.
Economy Jul 30U.S. economy grows at 4 percent rate
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4 percent this spring, rebounding strongly from the disappointing numbers in winter.