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We tend to assume that learning things easily is the same as learning them well.
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."
Dr. Ben Carson greets a supporter during a book signing event in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday.
"The campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes said Tuesday that a scheduling conflict would prevent her from agreeing to a September 5 debate at WHAS-TV," Joe Arnold wrote .
He was born in poverty. When his mother died, he dropped out of school to work. He taught himself to read, worked at a series of jobs, and opened a general store with a friend.
Today is the 161st anniversary of the christening and official naming of the fledgling town of Lincoln, Illinois.
Ever since Ronald Reagan the warmonger landed in Washington liberals longed for a foreign policy president who was up to their standards, was as "thoughtful" as they were, and understood all their dreams.
Participant Media and DreamWorks Studios, which teamed on their sixth film The Hundred-Foot Journey this summer, will continue their partnership on Steven Spielberg 's untitled Cold War pic and the upcoming adaptation The Light Between Oceans .
Mid-Columbia Libraries hosted the Civil War Reenactment Saturday and Sunday to show kids what is was like to be on the battlefield.
This weekend, a walk in Cascades Falls Park took residents into a world of hoop skirts, muskets and Confederate Army uniforms.
Brunnier Art Museum , part of University Museums at Iowa State University, is opening the new 2014 fall exhibitions.
Old Towne Petersburg 's outstanding stock of period architectural settings has made it a mecca for TV and film productions, including Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Meg Ryan's "Ithaca."
Company A of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer regiment was the Union's first unit containing free black men during the Civil War.
A man in Bakersfield, Calif. opened up a trading store prepared to buy and sell pretty much anything.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:20 am
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