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Man known as British ‘Schindler’ dies

By Wayne Stender
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Obituary | Sir Nicholas Winton, who died today at age 106, was an English stockbroker who saved 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children from Nazi death camps during World…

Pope apologizes for Church’s persecution of Italian Christian minority

By James Bruce
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Religion | Pope Francis made news this week for something other than his environmental encyclical. He offered a rare papal apology.  “On the part of the Catholic…

Southern states, retailers drop Confederate flag after Charleston shooting

By Courtney Crandell
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Charleston Shooting | As South Carolina’s lawmakers voted Tuesday to consider removing the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds, debate over the iconic Southern emblem…

Blaine Harden on understanding North Korea

By Sophia Lee
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Q&A | Well-known biographer talks about his latest retelling of a defector’s story

The ten dollar woman

By Janie B. Cheaney
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History | If the news that the U.S. Treasury plans to put a woman’s image on the new $10 bill takes you by surprise, you’re behind the curve. Last spring,

Our favorite genre

Our favorite genre

By Marvin Olasky
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2015 Books Issue | Readable and insightful history books from the past 12 months

Freedom was worth the fight

By Mary Reichard
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History | A 91-year-old D-Day veteran says he would do it all over again

Remembering the Tiananmen Square massacre

By Angela Lu
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China | While China tries to ignore the 26-year-old tragedy, activists elsewhere honor the memory of the hundreds of students who died

The Wright stuff

The Wright stuff

By Cal Thomas
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Books | I was not surprised to see historian David McCullough’s latest book rocket to the top position on the New York Times best-seller list. Not only is The Wright

Remembering V-E day and the music that carried the soldiers through WWII

By Joseph Slife
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History | Seventy years ago today, bells of celebration rang across Europe on V-E Day, marking the final allied victory over Nazi Germany. But before the bells of…

Historical society press can’t keep up with demand for <em>Pioneer Girl</em>

Historical society press can’t keep up with demand for Pioneer Girl

By Emily Scheie
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Books | Editors rejected Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography when she wrote it in 1930. Little did they know the work would become a best-seller when first…

Remembering the forgotten

By Mindy Belz
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History | The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide revives old wounds and new fears of ethnic—and religious—cleansing

 
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