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Is suicide ‘cowardly desertion’?

Is suicide ‘cowardly desertion’?

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | Late 19th century newspaper editors thought so

Do U.S. history classes really need to teach about Benjamin Franklin?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Conservatives are calling for the College Board to suspend changes to its Advanced Placement U.S. History course, set to take place for the next school year.

Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91,

Midday Roundup: Park your GM SUV outside, in case it catches fire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fire hazard. General Motors is facing more safety troubles as it recalls a group of SUVs to fix power window switches that can catch fire. The recall,

Clouded judgment

Clouded judgment

By Marvin Olasky
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History | How secret trysts helped push three troubled nations into one horrible war

Continental catastrophe

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | The path that led Europe into decades of brutality

The Nixon resignation at 40

By Cal Thomas
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History | On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob…

Japanese search Saipan for missing American soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum’s World War II records for information they hope will lead to…

Globe Trot: Conflict then, conflict now

By Mindy Belz
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International | GUNS OF AUGUST: World War I began 100 years ago today, and services commemorating the centenary have begun in Britain and across Europe. (Watch live updates…

Was the American Revolution sinful?

Was the American Revolution sinful?

By Rod D. Martin
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Government | A father explains to his son why the Founding Fathers were justified in overthrowing the rule of King George

WWI, the not so great war

By Cal Thomas
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History | NEWBURY, England—World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the…

Web Reads: Rotisserie chicken economics and epic infographics

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Economic fowl. You may have thought buying a rotisserie chicken from Costco or your local grocery was just a time-saver. But Megan McArdle points out that…

 
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