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The United States created a “Cuban Twitter” in 2010, the Associated Press reported Thursday, in order to covertly spur Cubans to stand up against their government. In a project funded and run by the United States Agency for International...
Brantley Bryant, associate professor of medieval literature at Sonoma State University, shares what he and others in his field see of the Canterbury Tales, Le Morte d’Arthur and Beowulf in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Spoiler...
New York Times correspondent Carlotta Gall talks about her coverage of the war in Afghanistan and why she chooses conflict areas to report. The relationship between U.S. officials and Afghan President Hamid Karzai took a nosedive after he was...
Students learn about how to apply for financial aid at a California State University Fullerton seminar. This week college-bound students learned which schools were offering them admission. Most students have until May 1 to make their final decision...
Ron Rifkin as Menachem Begin, Richard Thomas as Jimmy Carter and Khaled Nabawy as Anwar Sadat in Camp David at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 21-May 4, 2014. Photo by Teresa Wood.I slipped into my seat at Washington’...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sits next to President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, left, at the White House in Sept., 2010. Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Israel’s chief peace negotiator said Thursday...