“Among their other contributions to American life are words that some of the Beats marshaled on behalf of wild places. Kerouac, inspired by Snyder’s rapture about a summer spent in the clouds, followed him as a lookout to an area that...Show More Summary
Kanye West debuted his music video for The Life of Pablo track “Famous” during a watch party in LA, now streaming exclusively on Tidal. The video pays homage to American artist Vincent Desiderio‘s painting Sleep, but replaces the slumbering figures with people from Kanye’s life — including Rihanna, Chris Brown, Caitlyn Jenner, Ray J, Amber […]
Private equity firms, once known as corporate raiders, are now huge, influential and everywhere in everyday American life. This is how they work.
The instability of the American economic system and work life has led young people in the US to reject capitalism, Sarah Kendzior wrote in Foreign Policy last week.
These color photos were taken by American photographer Anthony Catalano. They show everyday life of young people in Brooklyn in the 1970s. See more »
Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe? Whatever are those deep innerShow More Summary
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."--Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you've been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you've...Show More Summary
Those who have studied the role of the Supreme Court in American life understand above all this November's election is about who will nominate and confirm the next Justices. The nine men and women on the Court have a more lasting impact on our lives than any one President or Congress. Show More Summary
It’s a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations — and a colonoscopy. But millions of Americans — about one-third of those i...
You wouldn't always call Ralph Stanley's voice "pretty." You might be safer with "haunting." But it was a voice that kept an important song tradition in the American air for 70 years, before Stanley died Thursday from complications of skin cancer. Show More Summary
Known as the Big Bam, the Caliph of Clout, the Bambino, the Sultan of Swat and the Babe, George Herman Ruth is an American legend whose name is synonymous with extraordinary prowess and achievement. The Smithsonian?s National Portrait...Show More Summary
Taylor John Smith (Wolves) has booked a role in Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. The action thriller centers on an American submarine commander sent deep in Russian waters to save the country’s elected president in the midst of a military coup. Show More Summary
After being released by the UFC, “The American Kid” considered walking away from the sport. He has since resurfaced in Bellator MMA.
On December 22, 1941, two weeks after Pearl Harbor, LIFE Magazine, one of the most respectable, indeed iconic, publications in American history, offered its readers an article entitled "How to Tell Japs From the Chinese." In it the editors expressed their concern: In the first discharge off emotions touched off by the Japanese on their nation, U.S. Show More Summary
Lin-Manuel Miranda spent countless days researching the Founding Fathers in order to spend countless nights bringing their stories to life on stage in his Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Hamilton: An American Musical." WithShow More Summary
If you're one of those people that gets proper sleep on a regular basis, it means that you'll spend approximately one third of your life in dreamland. And yet, if the average American were surveyed and their sleeping habits were monitored, the results would likely show that most individuals don't get as much sleep as they should. Show More Summary
This article was written by Adam Cecil of PolicyGenius. A lot of people smoke marijuana. About half of Americans say they've tried marijuana in the past, with 12% saying they've used in the last year and 7.3% saying they've used in the past month. Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders penned a strongly-voiced editorial, published in the Washington Post this morning, June 23. Sanders put forth his view of America still fighting against the grip of Oligarchic control. He spoke, he stated, not for himself but for the 12 million Americans who voted for him in the 2016 primary. Show More Summary
Woody Harrelson must function like a battery for Liam Hemsworth. The live-wire American actor manages to bring his Aussie compatriot from the Hunger Games films briefly to life in The Duel, a hammy exploitation Western that shrouds its grungy intentions in arty window-dressing. Show More Summary
With the conclusion this week of ESPN's sterling "O.J.: Made in America" and FX's similarly lauded "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," questions still remain about what happened to the people left behind after Simpson's life imploded and Nicole Brown Simpson's life was lost. Here's...