USA & Other Regions
The U.S. Treasury has announced a dramatic change to the images on the $5, $10, and $20 bills, to be revealed in the year 2020. Samantha Masunaga of the LA Times quotes the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew as saying that black abolitionist Harriet Tubman would appear on the front of the bill and Jackson would appear on the back The release of the $20 bill in 2020 would coincide with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote.
Who would have thought that Indiana would determine Ted Cruz’s chances for the Republican Presidential nomination, or that he would decide to suspend his campaign in the face of a resounding defeat to his arch-rival Donald J. Trump
"It's a race to the finish, but the real race has hardly begun. It's a pivotal time in the USA and with its role in the world"
Featuring Madrid-born Soledad Barrio, Antigona, an honoree of Dance Magazine and nominated for two Bessie Awards, is back in New York by popular demand
Spanish football superstar Xavi Hernandez: “I’m enjoying my new life and time in the Middle East”
The Capitol Dome is shrouded on account of restoration that will preserve one of America’s most iconic structures for the next 50 years
“A female President is a distinct possibility if Hillary and Carly have their way. Or, if Bernie Sanders has his, why not a Democratic Socialist?”
Sarawak in the far East and Catalonia here in the old West have one thing in common: they want independence. Why?
“This year before the vote is turning out to be highly entertaining and an amazingly historic race for the White House”
French President Francoise Hollande to the heroes: “You gave a lesson in courage, in will, and thus in hope”