There has long been bad blood between Iran and Saudi Arabia, but popular protests across the Middle East now threaten to turn the rivalry into a tense and dangerous regional divide.
By BILL SPINDLE and MARGARET COKER
Most people don't think 'smash YouTube hit' when they think about C-SPAN, but Rep. Joe Crowley's unspoken one-minute 'speech' on the floor of the House went viral on Friday.
By Gloria Goodale Christian Science Monitor
As Confederate battle flags flap from truck grills, as Southern apologists seek glory in acts of treason, it is worth remembering that their forebears said clearly and without shame that they fought for slavery, writes Leonard Pitts Jr. If that makes someone uncomfortable, good. It should.
On the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, it's worth looking back at how this translation spread the idea of self-government, in America and beyond
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