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University chiefs to testify on Corcoran merger
The testimony expected this week comes as the Corcoran's merger with George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art is being debated in court.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Freshly defeated in the U.S. Civil War, Confederate leader Jefferson...
It was on the spur of the moment when John Henry Hill decided to alight for freedom.
Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
If you're fed up with the Fed, how do you feel about Congress?
The Jesse Stone character was created by Robert B. Parker, who wrote a series of books about the small town police chief who brought big city experience and skills to the job along with a few of his own demons to wrestle.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC
Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
America: Imagine the World Without Her: George Washington Died on...
Shortly after the opening of America: Imagine the World Without Her , in which George Washington dies in sniper fire on September 11th, 1777, co-director/writer/producer Dinesh D'Souza makes reference to his last documentary film, 2016: Obama's America .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Business of Life
Parenting roundup: Teaching kids to tell the truth, cool kids and the view of a British nanny
Clues to Teaching Young Children to Tell the Truth A Study of Lying Involving George Washington, 'Pinocchio' and 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' Parents who want their children to be more honest might be better off trying to make them feel more like George Washington than Pinocchio.
State House restoration to be complete in December
A walk down the hall brings them to the renovated high Victorian Old House Chamber, providing a glimpse of the 19th century.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The spirit of revenge
As we celebrate the Fourth of July, who can argue that our democracy is working the way the Founders intended? And who can deny that most of the blame for dysfunction must fall to the Republican Party? George Washington distrusted all political parties.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The First Submarine Attack Happened During The Revolutionary War
From FoxtrotAlpha: At 11pm on September 6th, 1776, Sargent Ezra Lee began cranking away on a lever that propelled the tiny submersible that he sat inside of.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Morning News: Zombie George Washington, NPR WTF, Rich Asshole Rip
Happy July 4th! Now please enjoy this fascinating post about a proposal to "reanimate" George Washington's corpse, the snatching and eventual loss of Thomas Paine's bones, how Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones came to be mummified France, and the human bones - from fifteen people - found in a pit under Benjamin Franklin's house.
How Should We Pray for the USA?
This prayer was offered by Mallory, 8, but it represents a sense of helplessness for all who are math challenged.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
On July 4, Be a Patriot: Stop Another US Military Intervention in Iraq
This July 4, the fireworks won't just be in celebration of Independence Day. There will undoubtedly be fireworks in cities throughout the Middle East, as the region, engulfed in violence, further explodes.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
San Diego NewsCape
CVW-5 Commander Captures Historic Milestone
South China Sea - As the sun set over waters south of China, the commander of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed air wing was on approach to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington about to join a club of distinguished and experienced naval aviators who have achieved the career milestone of 1,000 arrested landings, or "traps."
Who wants to show off their little darlings to the world? If you or your family have photos as cute as this one of Skyler Johnson from Wenatchee, then send them in.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
July Fourth celebrations didn't always include pie
Apple pie may be as American as the Fourth of July, but it probably wasn't on the table when the holiday first began.
Red, white and blue booze across the country
Inspired by George Washington, The First President at Washington School House in Park City, Utah incorporates fresh berries, vodka from the local High West distillery, St. Germain liqueur and club soda.