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Book Excerpt: Robert Gates' 'A Passion for Leadership'
Excerpted from A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates Copyright © 2016 by Robert M Gates. Excerpted by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Why Bureaucracies So Often Fail Us
How a win over Washington gave rise to Alabama and football in the South
The rise of Southeastern football in general and Alabama football specifically and all the endless gloating that goes along with it? It's Washington's fault. That isn't just jealous prattle from fans of Oregon or Washington State, likely the two fan bases most annoyed by the Huskies' sudden rise to
A Closer Look at an American Icon, the Stetson Hat
The Stetson, also known as the cowboy hat, has been an American mainstay since its inception in the Wild West.
All the Details From Justin Bieber's Roast
Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, even Martha Stewart burned the singer, who had one moment of redemption.
See This, Skip That: Burbank
No doubt, the city of Burbank, Calif., can be overshadowed by the glitz and glamour of other L.A. towns. But this eclectic enclave tucked away north of Beverly Hills has its own share of Hollywood history and celebrity draw. Its hometown airport is named after the legendary Bob Hope, after all.
Income Tax Turns 100: Famous Quotes
The federal income tax turns 100 month and although the exact day the forms went out is in question, the 16th Amendment was ratified on Feb. 3, 1913. In honor of this anniversary, here are some famous quotations about the income tax, compiled by the Internal Revenue...
Top 8 Comedians Who Ran for Office
The joke presidential candidate of the moment is Stephen Colbert , a repeat offender who previously teased a presidential bid in the 2008 election. From Will Rogers to Steve Berke, faux political campaigns have been a recurrent sideshow throughout U.S. electoral history. As Colbert ponders a 2012
Curmudgeonly Commentator Andy Rooney Says Goodbye to ’60 Minutes’
Tonight “60 Minutes” will mark 92-year-old television icon Andy Rooney’s final appearance as a regular contributor to the show. Rooney first began doing his “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney” segment in 1978. Tonight’s appearance will be his 1097th commentary. Rooney is leaving his position...
High-Speed Rail Critics Question President Obama's $53 Billion Plan
Critics Pooh-Pooh Choo-Choo, Question Financial Reward of Extensive Rail Network
Deadlines, Schmeadlines -- No Breakthroughs, the Deals, no Health Care Bill
With the health care bill languishing in the Senate and under fire in the House, Democratic leaders are quietly preparing for Plan B.