- Newsmaker: Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney Fights for Her Seat
It-s election day in Georgia, where one congressional race has been described as -a sort of proxy war for the Arab-Israeli conflict.- In the Democratic primary, incumbent Cynthia McKinney is being challenged by another African-American woman, former state judge Denise Majette. Rhonda Cook of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has more on the hotly contested race.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Getty to Help Rescue Dresden-s Drowning Treasures
Europe-s worst flooding in centuries has caused economic devastation, homelessness and the loss of many lives. It also threatens some of the continent-s most important art and architecture. The Getty Conservation Institute, under the Getty Trust, helps preserve art treasures around the world. Director Tim Whalen has more on the Institute's preparations and priorities in helping salvage the precious medieval buildings and their contents.
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Trump’s war on the FBI Donald Trump claims rogue FBI agents are part of a Deep State he accuses of “spying” on his presidential campaign. A former agent tells Warren the “the FBI doesn’t spy… it catches spies.” Shades of Watergate? Richard Nixon’s former White House lawyer, John Dean, says, “no way.”
Touching down in fly-over country Dodge City, Kansas and Erie, Pennsylvania may have something in common. That’s just one surprise in “Our Towns,” a new book by James and Deborah Fallows. The veteran Atlantic magazine correspondent and his scholarly wife spent two weeks in each of 25 different cities. Their search for America’s character provides anecdotes, comparisons and distinctions after a journey of 100,000 miles.
Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
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