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Long before he was president, Lyndon Johnson taught in Cotulla, Texas. He is...
Lyndon Johnson taught in the South Texas town of Cotulla in 1928. Even as president, he always remembered the grinding poverty of his students.
Cover of The Cultural Cold War...
This week saw celebrations of the anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and revelation of the ZunZuneo scandal. Paul Reyes and Ralph Eubanks recommend The Cultural Cold War and We Are Not Afraid.
In this colored transmission electron micrograph, an infected cell (reddish ...
There's no treatment yet for the deadly viral disease, but several approaches are in the works. At least one experimental drug seems effective in monkeys. Next step: safety tests in people.
Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton play some really hip vampires in Jim Jarmus...
In very different ways, the indie films Joe (starring Nicolas Cage) and Only Lovers Left Alive (with Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton) bring a low-budget sensibility to Hollywood.
President Obama bid farewell Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, whose lengthy tenure was marred by the botched rollout of the government's health insurance website. Obama wants his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to replace Sebelius.
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Kathleen Sebelius' resignation, Jeb Bush's immigration comments and the civil rights anniversary.