News, stories, thoughts and observations from around the world. Some of the stories have been reported by journalists. The sections “Through the lens” and “Reflections” include observations, thoughts and experiences I made travelling.
For centuries we have come together on the third Thursday of November to celebrate autumn with the circle of our closest friends and family. In 1621, two distinct cultures laid the foundation of what has become the land we call “United”. By doing so, we...read more
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument. Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the...read more