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CBS announced Thursday that Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on “The Late Show,” just one week after the legendary host announced his retirement. The news created quite the frenzy on Twitter, with many...
Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: The unofficial kickoff to the 2014 midterms Brown’s campaign to test anti-health care message in purple state White House officials attempt to...
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr. and others look on. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C. Photo by Cecil Stoughton HOUSTON — Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat...
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) Kevin Orr, who was appointed to oversee all Detroit’s finances in March 2013, told Reuters on Wednesday that his experience with the Motor City’s bankruptcy case has made him rethink ever becoming a...
Rosa Parks, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Photo courtesy of USIA / National Archives NEW YORK — At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime’s worth of...