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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff speaks in Sao Paulo on Dec. 19, framed by posters held by protesters calling for asylum for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

Parallels

Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far'

Should they or shouldn't they? That's the question Brazilians are asking themselves after Edward Snowden's "open letter" lauding Brazil's role in protecting privacy rights and alluding to his hand in uncovering spying against their president.

The Detroit Lions huddle during a snowstorm in the first half of a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in December.

Sweetness And Light

Supporting The Home Team From The Comfort Of Your Couch

Nowadays, do you have to show your support by purchasing a ticket? As much of the nation endures a historic deep freeze, commentator Frank Deford discusses weather and outdoor stadium sports.

President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 8, 1964.

History

For LBJ, The War On Poverty Was Personal

Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson declared an "unconditional war on poverty in America." It was something he knew well, says historian Robert Caro. As a boy, Johnson and his family often had little food and were "literally afraid every month that the bank might take away" their house.

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