- Newsmaker: FBI Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack
For the fourth time since September 11, the FBI has warned that a terrorist attack could occur in the US or against US interests. But for the first time, the warning included a suspect and a date. Paul Koring, Washington correspondent for Toronto's The Globe and Mail, warns about the danger of complacency in the face of repeated government warnings.
- Reporter's Notebook: Academy Award Nominations-Bought or Earned?
With Oscar nominations in, the politicking begins. Lord of the Rings earned 13 Academy Award nominations, A Beautiful Mind and Moulin Rouge tied for second with 8. Awards will be given out on March 24. Variety film critic, Emanuel Levy, is an expert on movie marketing and the politics of the Hollywood film industry.
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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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