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Photo courtesy of The Library of Congress. Editor’s Note: Sven Beckert is a professor of American history at Harvard University. His latest book, “Empire of Cotton: A Global History,” has just been published by Alfred A. Knopf. He...
Many turned to social media during this year’s State of the Union to call out Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for nodding off. Another SOTU, another nap for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg http://t.co/wqPyFOrhDC pic.twitter.com/ibtJinTgZZ...
Bob Simon in his office at CBS’s Broadcast Center in 2010 in New York City. Simon died Wednesday at 73. Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS This has been a wrenching week for those of us in the business of telling the truth on television. A...
Radio is popular in South Sudan, where electricity is spotty and the literacy rate is low. Photo of Hellen Samuel courtesy of Eye Radio in South Sudan When Hellen Samuel first became a radio journalist in South Sudan in the mid-1980s, it wasn’t easy...
Photo of Pvt. Chelsea Manning that was released to the public after it was submitted as evidence in court proceedings. Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency via Wikimedia CommonsWASHINGTON — Hormone treatment for...
U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Joint Base Andrews in Washington February 12, 2015. Obama is traveling to San Francisco and will visit Silicon Valley for the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection and...