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Congressman heads to El Salvador for Oscar Romero's beatification


Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., will attend the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero on Saturday in El Salvador. McGovern, who considered Romero a role model as an advocate for the poor, was invited by the Salvadoran government and the Jesuit-administered University of Central America José Simeón Cañas, according to a press release from his office.

The maddening end of 'Mad Men'


SPOILER ALERT: This blog post discusses the final episode of “Mad Men.” If you haven’t watched it yet and don’t want any plot spoilers, do not read!

Let’s be honest: I started watching “Mad Men” for the vintage clothes. And the mid-century sets. And the retro barware. But throughout these seven years, I got hooked on the characters: Peggy, Joan, Roger, Pete, Betty, Sally--and, yes, even Don.


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