| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Highlights of John F. Kennedy's presidency, the events surrounding his assassination in 1963, and how the reporter who would become "the most trusted man in America" — CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite — broke the devastating news of JFK's death...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to California on Friday for a round of speeches and events that underscore the state's significance to her family's political fortunes and the potential presidential campaign she is pondering.
From the time four decades...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:00 AM
When I was 13, my seventh-grade history teacher upbraided me in front of the entire class for being rude and disrespectful to our Founding Fathers. My crime? I had asked how she squared her (rather alarming) passion for Thomas Jefferson with the fact that...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Past and perhaps future presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed Congress on Saturday to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which has been bottled up in the Republican-held House.
“You go around the world, we are so lucky as a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:37 AM
WASHINGTON — In an interview released Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton said President Obama should make sure Americans can retain their current health insurance plans, even if it means revamping the Affordable Care Act.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON — Todd Park, the nation's chief technology officer, is the top tech expert in the U.S. government and the face of President Barack Obama's effort to bring the federal bureaucracy into the iPad era.
The onetime entrepreneur, a 40-year-...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the three women held captive for about 10 years in a house in Cleveland, are working on a book. And they've got some heavy-hitters to help them.
The book, about their years of imprisonment and daring escape, will be...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:05 PM
In between Obamacare website glitches, and the NSA spying on almost everyone in Europe (if it’s Monday, it must be Spain), and a possible terrorist attack in China’s Tiananmen Square and so on and so forth, there’s also this pressing...
| Oct 29, 2013
"All we've been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy you can keep it.... I'm infuriated because I was lied to," one woman told this newspaper, as part of a story on how some middle-class Californians have been stunned to learn the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:26 PM
To comemmorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have teamed up to channel your fifth-grade social studies teacher and challenge Americans everywhere to memorize and recite that famous...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Republicans were working overtime Wednesday to force Democrats to choose: Were they with President Obama on healthcare, or were they with former President Clinton?
The purported choice was prompted by Clinton’s assertion in an interview Tuesday...