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In October 1998 in a bid to gain the release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, an Israeli team led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to blackmail President Bill Clinton with tapes of Clinton and then-intern Monica Lewinsky.
Clifford Abraham Neelands fought for Canada in World War I and went missing in action in 1918, five years before his nephew was born.
Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads.
"I was serving the most important people in the world" - the president of the United States and other world leaders - "but we saw them in a very different light from everyone else because it was a nonpolitical situation," said John Moeller, who worked as a White House chef for 13 years.
Former President Bill Clinton says that Hillary Clinton, his wife and the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, needs time to not only decide whether she will run, but what she would bring to the race if she did.
One's record is fair game in politics. Bob Smith is regularly reminded of once leaving the Republican Party and, at another time, endorsing Democrat John Kerry for President.
The Weekly Standard founder, publisher and editor Bill Kristol says Arkansas is "almost" a must-win for Republicans if they are to take back the U.S. Senate.
The image of Mary O'Melia is now in the possession of The American Civil War Museum in Richmond.
As the nation continues its ongoing 150th anniversary remembrance of the American Civil War, our area has had many reasons to pause and reflect on the contributions and sacrifices made by local troops who helped preserve the Union.
The story follows Lady Brett Ashley and Jake Barnes and their carousing friends from the nightclubs of 1920s Paris to the bull fights in Spain.
Former President Bill Clinton takes a question Saturday on a visit to a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, an area hit by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
People light candles at the Dutch embassy for the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev July 17, 2014.
An unknown photographer caught Al Stone, portraying General Robert E. Lee, with a tear in his eye.
Mary O'Melia is seen in an undated photo provided by the American Civil War Museum.
Mary O'Melia left Ireland for America as a young widow with three children before she was hired as housekeeper at the White House of the Confederacy.
Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mqyQKv On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a Bosnian Serb in the city of Sarajevo.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:34 am
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