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Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Members, the December meeting will be held on the 19th at 7 pm. Holiday Potluck following the meeting. Bring a Holiday food to share. See you on the 19th! Wendy Stewart Secretary
'Will you serve your full six-year term as U.S. senator?' Absolutely, said Sens. Warren and Obama
Earlier this week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren stated unequivocally that she would not run for president in 2016: "I am not running for president and I plan to serve out my term." That's it, then, right? No how, no way. On the other hand, when Tim Russert asked then Senator-elect Obama in November...
Myrtilla Miner: Teaching 'colored girls' to teach
Portrait of Myrtilla Miner, from her biography by Ellen O'Connor Far too many of the women who made a difference in our entwined histories—white and black—are forgotten or overlooked. One such woman was Myrtilla Miner. Born in 1815 in Brookfield, Madison County, New York, into a white rural...
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Religion right, religion righter
Kathleen Parker thinks we're reading this pope all wrong. We have reached a new level of political absurdity when the right is mad at the pope and the left wants to anoint his head with oil. Everyone seems to have his own special version of Pope Francis. Liberals have declared him a crusader for...
South Africans pray for Mandela
South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship on Sunday.
Sleet, ice, deep-freeze hit large swath of U.S.
A powerful storm system that spread hazardous snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection rumbled toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard on Sunday, promising more of the same.
Huge protests in tense Ukrainian capital
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied in the center of Kiev on Sunday in the biggest protest since 2004's pro-democracy Orange Revolution, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and raising the stakes in a tense political standoff gripping this...
The Santa Conspiracy
To believe or not to believe, that is question this time of year. In 2011, Stephen Tobolowsky wrote this personal essay about growing up Jewish in Dallas and learning that Santa isn’t real—but choosing to believe anyways. The original piece is reprinted below. Read Elizabeth Weingarten on...
You Did Not See Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
It happens sooner or later for every kid: Someone spills the beans about Santa Claus. In 2011, Elizabeth Weingarten confessed that in third grade, she revealed the truth about Santa to a classmate. Out of guilt, she tracked down her young friend to make sure she hadn’t ruined Christmas forever....
Editorial : Who Says Math Has to Be Boring?
Opinion: Rushing for the Arctic’s Riches
Arctic states have asserted exclusive drilling rights, but the region is not likely to surrender its resources easily.
Opinion: Shameful Profiling of the Mentally Ill
South Korea Announces Expansion of Its Air Defense Zone
The move creates a military air patrol region that overlaps with zones declared by Japan and China at a time of heightened tensions over disputed territory in the region.
South Africans Embark on Day of ‘Prayer and Reflection’ for Mandela
Women prayed on Sunday at the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the township of Alexandra.