'Mr. Peabody' still has history lessons for 'Sherman' and the rest of us
With "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," Dreamworks Animation sets its "Wayback Machine" to the early 1960s and charmingly revives one of the most popular features of the old "Rocky & Bullwinkle Show" - the one about a dog, and his boy.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Eastern Washington lakes prove to be fishable
"Right now, just about every lake is fishable except Lenore, Quincy, Lower Spring and Cup lakes," said Chad Jackson, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist in Ephrata.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Reader scrapbook revisited
Who wants to show off their little darlings to the world? If you or your family have photos as cute as this one of 2-year-old Clairese Snyder of Quincy, testing out the slopes at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort in January 2010, then send them in.
The News Tribune
If George liked green, yellow and blue so much, why can't we?
Gov. Jay Inslee walks by the state logo in his conference room last year. Above right is the official state seal.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
'Mein Kampf' signed by Hitler up for auction
Adolph Hitler's "Mein Kampf" is considered one of the most racist and heinous screeds in modern history, but an auctioneer says two rare, early editions signed by Hitler could sell Thursday for more than $20,000 at an online auction.
Dana Milbank: Founders' faction warnings relevant today - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 PST
It was an accident of timing that John Dingell, the longest-serving lawmaker in U.S. history, announced his retirement on the same day the Senate engaged in its annual reading of George Washington's farewell address.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Rare 1778 Letter From George Washington For Sale
An inspirational 1778 letter written by George Washington to the leaders of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War is for sale.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Letter: Character and identity
It should come as no surprise that America faces an array of tough issues requiring immediate action by our elected officials.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
How to be a King letter to go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Avoid war; don't trust flatterers, courtiers and ministers; and most importantly 'retrieve the glory of the Throne'.
Northern Virginia Daily
George Bowers Sr.: Our faith-full presidents
On Monday we celebrated Presidents' Day here in the United States. It was an opportunity to honor the 43 men who have held this highest office and recognize them for their service.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Lesson of Dunkirk
There would not be a United States of America today if George Washington had followed the tactics being urged by people like Senator Ted Cruz and his supporters.
Get outta town: 3 quick ideas for your weekend
It's Washington's Birthday on Saturday. Do you really need to get out of town to escape the annual visit by your uncle, the unrepentant George Washington impersonator ? Here are three ideas to help get you out of town: Celebration of Powwow Culture: 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Mail on Sunday
I am Spartacus's cousin - and I'm also related to Obama, Brad Pitt and King Louis the Fat
Father of girl ripped alive from her mother's womb breaks five- year silence: He can't bring himself to tell daughter about her horror birth and angrily denies claims he was involved 'I'm the f****** victim here': Jailhouse recordings show 'thug music' killer LAUGHED as he talked about the night he shot teen dead and compared himself to a rape ... (more)
CBS 3 Springfield
The Tougaloo Nine change history
College students have been called the life force of the Civil Rights Movement. From all over the country and here in the Jackson metro area, students led rallies, voter registration drives and were targets in the fight for equality.
In Our View/Black History Month: A rich history that isna t past
Black History Month is a construct that aggravates some for its stand-alone focus.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Woman quits after being tied up at gunpoint at George shop
The victim in an armed robbery in George, Washington spoke exclusively to KREM 2 News.
House OKs bill creating industrial hemp business
House Bill 1888 received unanimous support in the House and now heads to the Senate.
Best wishes on Presidents' Day, even if...
If you work for the government or postal service or are a teacher or bank teller, you probably have the day off.
David McCullough On Constructing '1776'
Steve Scher talks with acclaimed historian David McCullough about his new book, "1776."