Audio: Hear the author read this poem. Short storms make the best rainbows— twenty minutes of inky wet, and then, on the rinsed atmosphere's…
France today has more Muslims than practicing Catholics, and couscous has arguably become the country's national food
The Consumer Products Safety Commission was created to ensure the safety of products for infants, among others. But it can't
Civilizations have collided in the Caucasus Mountains since the dawn of history, and the region's dozens of ethnic groups have been noted for "obstinacy and ferocity" since ancient times. Stalin was born in these mountains, and it was also here that the Soviet empire began to crumble. The story of the Republic of Georgia illustrates that the peoples of the Caucasus may prove as incapable of self-rule as they were resistant to rule by outsiders
Few Americans, this cliche-upending book shows, owned guns before the Civil War. What happened?