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Commentator Andrei Codrescu remembers the first word processor he had — the Kaypro II in the 1980s. Its inventor, Andrew Kay, died Aug. 28, at the age of 95.
Cara Russo of Gettysburg, Pa., here with 9-year-old Shayla, one of her two d...
An innovative program seeks to fight persistent poverty by helping a struggling family navigate past some of the day-to-day obstacles that keep many people poor.
Rep. Trey Gowdy...
House lawmakers will give the Sept. 11 attacks in Libya two years ago a fresh look. Wednesday's hearing will be the first public one since Gowdy, R-S.C., became head of a special Benghazi committee.
As President Jimmy Carter looks on, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat (left) sh...
Lawrence Wright's new book examines the 1978 peace deal President Carter brokered between Egypt and Israel. During the tense summit, Carter had "never been angrier," Wright says.
Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He l...
The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.
While the police shooting of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Mo. has caused high tension among the city's residents, another shooting near Dayton, Ohio has been met with a more measured response.