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The summer screen is about to be graced by a superb actress in the role of a not-so-superb singer. The actress is Meryl Streep, and she's been talking to Anthony Mason: "We heard them at drama school, when I was a student," said Meryl Streep. Comment?
In the end, Alan Seeger's bones could no longer be distinguished from those of his Foreign Legion comrades who had fallen alongside him in one of the most brutal battles of World War I. Seeger - an American poet, romantic and soldier - died on that most American of days, July 4th, a century ago Monday. Barely 28, he was already fighting for a global, common cause that bound dozens of countries together at a time when the United States was still a bystander, reluctant to get involved in a faraway war in Europe. Comment?
Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about. Fans of the musical "Hamilton," which won 11 Tony Awards Sunday , are hunting down every Hamilton spot they can think of, from his home in Harlem, to his burial site in Lower Manhattan, to Hamilton Park in Weehawken, New Jersey, near the dueling grounds where he was shot by Aaron Burr. Comment?
From North Carolina to New York, from Connecticut to Texas, Americans held vigils for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Members of LGBT groups and their supporters met in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago. Comment?
New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Obama is preparing to approve. Designating the small swath of land will mark a major act of national recognition for gay rights advocates and their struggles over the last half-century . Comment?
David Smyrl, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role as Mr. Handford, the retired firefighter who ran Hooper's Store on "Sesame Street," has died. He was 80. Smyrl was diagnosed with lung cancer in January, said his wife, Cheryl. Comment?
A beautiful spring afternoon in New York City turned tragic when a factory fire broke out on the top floors of a Greenwich Village building on March 25, 1911. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory occupied the top three floors of a ten story building. Comment?
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