Oct. 16, 1903 Alexander Graham Bell kisses his wife Mabel Hubbard Gardiner Bell inside a tetrahedral framework. Image: Library of Congress In 1899, Alexander Graham Bell, famous for inventing the telephone, began experimenting with kites...Show More Summary
The tide appears to be turning against the Clintons' long and close relationship with many African-American voters. Fresh from his victory in New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders stopped in Harlem to have breakfast with Reverend Al Sharpton,...Show More Summary
It would be a mistake to think that major brands are the highlight of NYFW. Hidden amongst the Alexander Wangs and Ralph Laurens there’s an entire subcategory of up-and-coming names that are showcasing some truly conceptual designs. Katie Gallagh... via JustLuxe.com
I'm proud of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Michelle Alexander for supporting Sanders based on principle. It's not easy to go against conventional wisdom, particularly for two brilliant intellectuals who are well-known for their reasonable, ironclad logic. We all have our roles to play. Show More Summary
Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said that NATO justifies the necessity to deter Russia by inflating the myth about the threat from the East.
Much of the impetus for enshrining the 1st Amendment within our Constitution was to protect dissidents: people who opposed popular or powerful political opinion. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, our founders and authors...Show More Summary
Kilmarnock will interview former Scotland international Graham Alexander with 24 hours for the vacant manager's job.
Hillary Clinton is trying to mimic Sanders on issues important to minorities, but her record invites skepticism
Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said that Russia is planning to substitute imports of soybeans from the United States with deliveries from the Latin American countries as the US produce does not meet Russian food safety standards.
Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” (W.K. Kellogg Foundation / (CC BY-ND 2.0)) “It seems that we—black people—are [Hillary Clinton’s] winning card,” writes Ohio State University law professor and author of “The New Jim Crow,” Michelle Alexander, at The Nation. Show More Summary
Year in Reading alumnus Alexander Chee has a guide for writing an autobiographical novel. He writes, “The woods is your life. You are the axe.” Pair with this Millions piece in defense of autobiography.
Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said that ministry has plans to increase grain output by 15-20 million tonnes in the next 10 years.
Onetime Bellator MMA champion Alexander Shlemenko returns to his native Russia to take on former two-division M-1 Global titleholder Vyacheslav Vasilevsky.
In September last year, Finland’s finance minister Alexander Stubb dubbed the country as the new sick man of Europe and while the country’s economy is fledgling and signs point to continued lackluster growth, the country’s startups – and especially its vibrant gaming scene – are flourishing, despite the uncertainty. According to a report from 2015, 179 game… Read More
Russian Ambassador to Finland Alexander Rumyantsev said that year 2015 was not very successful for the Russian-Finnish trade.
Dr Alexander Buhr becomes managing director of Decca Classics from today. A rising star at Universal Music, he reinvented Mercury Classics as a successful crossover label with such artists as Miloš Karadagli?, Yundi, Tori Amos, Olafur Arnalds, Andreas Ottensamer and Mari and Hakon Samuelsen. He will now take control of both labels. He succeeds Paul […]
The US media's allegations that Moscow is pursuing its own interests in Syria are irrelevant because Russia's anti-terror air campaign there was agreed upon with the Syrian authorities, according to military expert Alexander Zhilin.
The Zoolander 2 world premiere in New York Tuesday brought out all the fashion elite, including Stella Maxwell and Gigi Hadid showi new looks from the Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger and Valentino spring lines, reported Entertainment Weekly.Moogatu and company were joined by real professionals but appeared at the... More »
2015 wasn't the best year for Alexander Gustafsson. After getting knocked out by Anthony Johnson in round one of their light heavyweight collision at UFC on FOX 14, "The Mauler" briefly contemplated retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Show More Summary
Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today announced that the Senate health committee has unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that will improve health information technology. The Improving Health Information Technology Act (S. Show More Summary