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August 24, 2017

Monthly Archives: April 2017

U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives

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Trump Stars On Stage He Built Himself, Far From Washington

This president speaks from platforms of his own choosing, apart from the usual venues of power. Creating a split-screen on his 100th day in office, Trump could inhabit and speak to a separate reality.

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‘Paradise Lost’: How The Apple Became The Forbidden Fruit

Some 350 years ago, Milton’s epic chronicled the Fall of Man, wrought by the red fruit. Except that it might’ve been a fig or peach or pear. An ancient Roman made a pun – and the apple myth was born.

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