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What books would make your list of the greatest American novels? Photo by Duncan Walker/Getty Images About a year ago, Massachusetts architect David Handlin embarked on an experiment to give his reading “purpose and focus.” He committed to reading...
Yes campaign supporters for an independent Scotland are seen as Prime Minister David Cameron prepares to address a group in August 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images One week from today, Scots will head to the polls to...
President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan for action against the Islamic State in his address to the nation Wednesday night. WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say retired Marine Gen. John Allen will coordinate the broad international effort...
Marketing professor Wahyd Vannoni is a little unnerved by the appearance of U2′s new album — unsolicited — in his iTunes library. Screenshot of Apple website. Editor’s Note: Apple unveiled a new, bigger iPhone this week, as...
A Navy SEAL shirt, said to have been worn by a member of the team that captured Osama bin Laden, is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. Credit: Courtesy of 9/11 Memorial Museum The National September 11 Memorial Museum announced...
Singles now make up the majority of adults in America. File photo of a patron at a restaurant in New York City is from 2008. Photo by Benjamin Norman/Bloomberg via Getty Images Whether it’s through dating service ads on your Facebook page and in...