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Sandra Day O’Connor

Name at birth: Sandra DaySandra Day O'Connor was the first woman ever to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Born Sandra Day, she earned undergraduate and law (1952) degrees from …

Election Haiku & Limerick Contest

Send us your best poetry about the neverending presidential race Readers' Poetry: All of the lies that I'm crafting Overshadow the laws that I'm drafting. But in 2001 Whe…

New First Pets

Spot, Ernie, and India go to Washington by Holly Hartman This article was posted on February 4, 2000. Socks on the podium in the White House briefing room. The former First Cat b…

October 2000 News and Events

WorldEngland Debuts Bill of Rights (Oct. 2): Labor Party's pet project, part of the Human Rights Act, will likely reshape centuries-old relationship between citizens and govern…

November 2000 News and Events

WorldYugoslavia Joins United Nations (Nov. 1): General Assembly welcomes new democratic government. Yugoslavia had been ostracized from UN during Slobodan Milosevic's eight-yea…

January 2000 News and Events

WorldActing President Takes Charge of Kremlin (Jan. 3): In one of his first actions, Vladimir V. Putin dismisses Tatyana Dyachenko, daughter of former president Boris N. Yeltsi…

On the Issues

How Gore and Bush stack up on education, foreign policy, health care, taxes, and social security by Beth Rowen This article was posted in September 2002. With only we…

Gore, Bush, and Oprah

To woo voters, the candidates hit the talk show circuit by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco This article was posted in September, 2000. It's not only CNN and Sunday morning politica…