Steve Jaeger remembers the day that John F. Kennedy died. Where were you?
Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.
On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.
Jackie Summers asks us to ignore, for a moment, the fact that threatening the life of a president is treason.
“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”
Kim Jong Un was reported dead earlier today by China’s Twitter. Is the average Joe (Jane, or Ji) able to handle the job of trained journalists, without the oversight?
We are all Columbine because we believe in hope and the good of humanity.
Nothing is permanent, no matter how much prestige is associated with it. As long as we’re alive, there will always be the struggle of “What’s next?” or “Why me?”
N.C. Harrison examines Nancy Grace’s sensationalistic coverage of a recent tragedy.
Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants help others so that something good will come out of that.
Despite all the rhetoric about American weakness when it comes to Crimea, Russia has been paying a steep price for its behavior.
“The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (1927-2014)
“Power is as power does.” Patrick A. Howell races against his son on a warm winter day where monarchs reign and kings rule.
How the NYPD handles gunshot victims with outstanding warrants while they recover in the hospital.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
Cort Ruddy just wanted to buy some paper plates, but instead had his first experience with being profiled as a stereotypical “dad”
“All your strength. All your power. Everything you’ve got. Right now.” -Duke, Rocky IV
Age is just a number, but numbers are also an important part of math and you can’t do the math if the numbers don’t add up.
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