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Analysis: Clinton drama hangs over GOP lawsuit

The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Pete Sessions

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, War Horse, Education Etc.

Chico Enterprise-Record

World War I had impact in Butte County too

Chico area citizens raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in World War I "liberty loan" campaigns such as this one in 1917.


Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Chico, CA, Cal State Chico

John Hope Bryant

Video: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Last Speech, in Memphis, Tennessee

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee .


Related Topix: Bill Clinton


Key World War I battle re-enacted in Poland

Actors dressed as German and Russian soldiers take part in the re-enactment of the 1914 Battle of Tannenberg in Szkotowo, Poland, Sunday, July 27, 2014, marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. .


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Actors dressed as German and Russian soldiers take part in the re-enactment of the 1914 Battle of Tannenberg in Szkotowo, Poland, Sunday, July 27, 2014, marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. .


NewsCenter 25

Michigan marks World War I's 100th anniversary

The Michigan Library and Historical Center in Lansing plans to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I this week with a symposium exploring its effects on the state.


Related Topix: Michigan, Autos

ABC News

Pope: World War I Should Teach Us: No More War

Pope Francis is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with an impassioned plea for people to "not repeat the mistakes of the past," urging them to embrace dialogue to overcome conflicts.


Bill Clinton to join Kentucky Democrat Grimes at Aug. rally

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News, Bill Clinton

Sat Jul 26, 2014


World War I: Left for dead, the Welsh soldier whose incredible...

Ellis Williams had his rib removed to reconstruct his nose - it was one of the many groundbreaking moments surgery during the Great War He was almost left for dead by World War I medics who saw his dreadful facial injuries and thought he wouldn't survive.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Lexington Herald-Leader

The Great War unleashed chaos that still reverberates around the world 100 years later

The Spirit of the American Doughboy statue stands in Morehead, on the lawn of the Rowan County Arts Center.


Related Topix: Morehead, KY, Rowan County, KY, Kentucky, Monticello, KY


Fallen New York troops in World War I

In this March 1918 photo, American soldiers of Company K, 165th Infantry of the Fighting 69th, Old Rainbow Division, march to the trenches at St. Clement, France during World War I. As the world marks 100 years since World War I began on July 28, 1914, take a look back at where Long Island and New York's war dead came from, their military branch ... (more)


Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Roll Call

House Natural Resources Republicans Slam Ike Memorial Commission

Gehry, David and Anne Eisenhower, and Rocco Siciliano talk after a press conference about the memorial back in March 2010.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Jerry Moran

New York Daily News

'WWI: The First Modern War': Television review

CREATING the tools of modern combat isn't the kind of thing any sane war would want on its resume.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke - read by Tinchy Stryder

To commemorate the start of World War I, the Sunday Mirror has asked famous faces to read war poems #ForTheFallen - here, Tinchy Stryder reads Rupert Brooke First recited from the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral in 1915 on Easter Sunday, then published the next day in The Times 'The Soldier' by Rupert Brooke quickly became renowned as one of the ... (more)


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Outside the Beltway

World War One And Ukraine

In the month since the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, I've noted the innumerable ways in which World War One continues to resonate with us today .


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News


2016: The Competency Election

If each presidential election for an open White House offers the American public a new course - specifically in reaction to the most troubling aspects of the departing chief executive - the dysfunction that prevails in Washington today could become the catalyst for election of the next president.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, George Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance

Asbury Park Press

InfoAge to celebrate WWI centennialInfoAge to celebrate WWI...

The InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum will host a World War I 100th anniversary weekend Aug. 9-10.


Weekday Magazine

World War I: Scenes Of Life And Death

On July 28, 1914, Austro-Hungarian troops fired the first shots during the invasion of Serbia that marked the start of World War I. The conflict resulted in more than 16 million military and civilian deaths, but did not bring about the end to all wars as some hoped and dreamed it would.


Washington Times

Impeach Obama, say 35 percent in new poll

Sixty-five percent say no, that impeachment - as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has called for - goes too far.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, US News


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