History

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Flunking civics should no longer be an option

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

By Cal Thomas
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Education | “Don’t know much about history” —Sam Cooke It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks, “What do you think about…

Archeologists denounce ISIS attempt to erase history at Nimrud

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | ISIS continued its destruction of archaeological treasures and historic sites last week by obliterating a city that dates back to Genesis. A propaganda video…

New forensics methods could help ID remains of Pearl Harbor victims

By Michael Cochrane
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History | When Japanese torpedoes sank the battleship USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, 429 sailors and Marines lost their lives. In the years immediately following the war,

Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

Woman in Gold raises questions the director probably didn’t intend

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Woman in Gold is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish woman who in 1999 at age 83 sued the Austrian government to recover artwork stolen from her…

Midday Roundup: Cruz announces presidential bid at Liberty University

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | It’s official. The 2016 presidential race got its first official candidate this morning when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his intention to run. Though…

Midday Roundup: Obama recounts racial strife on Selma anniversary

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Progress made, progress needed. President Barack Obama and a group of political leaders gathered in Selma, Ala., Saturday to remember a transformative event…

Weekend Reads: The unsung British abolitionist

Weekend Reads: The unsung British abolitionist

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | Thanks to the Amazing Grace film and several good biographies, William Wilberforce is well known for ending slavery in the British Empire. Not so well known is…

’71

By Megan Basham
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Movies | American audiences will know English actor Jack O’Connell best for his affecting turn as Christian Olympian and POW Louis Zamperini in last year’s Unbroken

George Friedman: Continent in the balance

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Europe may appear peaceful now, but the future there is precarious

Taiwan remembers 1947 massacre

By Angela Lu
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Taiwan | Ceremonies at the 228 Memorial mark a painful period in the island’s history that still scars its relationship with China

Who loves America?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat—and winning praise in some quarters—for remarks he made at a private dinner last…

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