10 things to know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday, from AP: 1. HOW OBAMA IS WOOING THE GOP His latest tactic in the budget battle: invite key senators over for dinner. 2. VENEZUELAN LEADER MOURNED Tens of thousands turn out as Chavez’s casket is carried on an […]

10 things to know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, from AP: 1. CHAVEZ DIES, LEAVING A VOID IN VENEZUELA During his one-of-a-kind rule, oil revenues poured in and poverty fell. But inflation soared, along with the country’s homicide rate. 2. DOW HITS RECORD HIGH With Tuesday’s close, […]

Benghazi: Obama’s indecision was his decision

Stacy Rush shares what her military sources has to say about Benghazi and President Obama’s actions that night. In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The worst thing you can do is nothing.- Theodore Roosevelt On Sep. 11, 2012, when the lives of Ambassador Chris […]

“John Brennan” by Katherine Trunk

Katherine Trunk’s portrait of CIA nominee John Brennan captures his confident expression.  Brennan has much energy and strong emotion in his eyes, and the background also has much frenetic visual energy. This is articulated in such a way so as to  suggest the  events swirling around him. The February 7, 2013  Senate Hearing contained much […]

10 things to know for Thursday

1. BOY SCOUTS PUT OFF DECISION ON WHETHER TO KEEP EXCLUDING GAYS Both left and right gear up for an intense campaign to sway the organization as it makes up its mind. 2. YAWNS GREET PLAN TO END SATURDAY MAIL DELIVERY “It’s not like anyone writes letters anymore,” says James Valentine, an antiques shop owner […]