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ReutersVICKSBURG, Mississippi (Reuters) - A century and a half after the Civil War's battle of Vicksburg, a large group of Iowans led by Governor Terry Branstad joined Southerners on Saturday to commemorate the Iowa soldiers who lost their lives on the...
When it comes to American history, the Civil War remains a topic that's charged with emotion. So it's disappointing that there's not more passion at the heart of "Ses•qui•cen•ten•ni•al – The Civil War Remembered," a one-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown school shooting. A study of 392 prime-time scripted programs on broadcast networks shown during the...
At the dedication Thursday of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, President Barack Obama appeared with all four living ex-presidents — George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter. That raised a question: What is the record...
I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
RoslynThe Changi Museum in Singapore is dedicated to exposing the horrors the Singaporean people experienced under the Japanese military during World War II. When Japanese people visit this museum, they are often overcome with grief and shame. For many, if...
"I am 10 years older than I was a year ago." We believe that's a line Abraham Lincoln said to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the end of "Lincoln." Or it could be something "Lincoln" lead Daniel Day-Lewis wearily muttered during one of the endless Q&As he's done...
Chicago Tribune reporterThe North strikes back. After the debacle at the First Battle of Bull Run in July 1861, the Union needed a decisive victory. It had to wait awhile, but the two-part victory finally came Feb. 6 at Fort Henry on the Tennessee River and on Feb. 16 just a few...
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WHAT'S THE difference between being held as a material witness and being detained without trial? Anyone? Anyone? It's a question that has popped up since Sept. 11, when terrorists hijacked four jets and crashed two into the Word Trade Center twin...
Singling out a Karen Russell story for being strange is a bit like acknowledging a raindrop for being wet. Beginning with her debut 2006 collection, “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves,” Russell has presented an expanding...
King Features SyndicateKorean medicine dates back thousands of years. Sharp bone needles once used for acupuncture have been unearthed in Korea. But it was not until the end of the 19th century that doctors in the United States and other parts of Asia began to consider using...
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