As Donald Rumsfeld might say, there are known knowns and known unknowns. And one known known is that the passage of time doesn't appear to have mellowed Rumsfeld.In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the former Bush administration defense secretary was as feisty as ever.
From across Britain Thursday came a cry for help.Nearly 100 local officials wrote a letter to the Times of London saying the government's austerity measures are too hard to swallow, and they are being forced to cut critical services.Among the toughest decisions the local politicians face is
Matthew Alexander led the interrogation team that tracked down and found al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006.Alexander — a pseudonym for the author — a critic of the harsh techniques employed by the military during the administration of George W.
Our universe might be really, really big — but finite. Or it might be infinitely big.Both cases, says physicist Brian Greene, are possibilities, but if the latter is true, so is another posit: There are only so many ways matter can arrange itself within that infinite universe.
Before Reagan urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," and even before Kennedy told Americans to ask "what you can do for your country," President Dwight D. Eisenhower coined his own phrase about "the military-industrial complex."
The digital divide has created a chasm between the nation's two biggest bookstore chains: While Borders is trying to hold off bankruptcy, Barnes & Noble announced Thursday its best holiday sales season in more than a decade.Thrilled was the word Barnes & Noble Chief Financial Officer Joseph Lombardi
Saying they want to publish a version that won't be banned from some schools because of its language, two scholars are editing Mark Twain's classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to eliminate uses of the "N" word and replace it with "slave," Publishers Weekly writes.The edition, fr