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ReutersBy Therese Apel JACKSON, Miss., June 12 (Reuters) - Mississippi marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers on Wednesday by focusing on his accomplishments of voter registration drives, boycotts and demonstrations...
Veterans and active military service men and women will be honored this Father's Day in the musical American Heroes, presented by Alabaster Dinner Theatre, at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ramada Inn, Ligonier, at noon Sunday at the Oakhurst Tea Room in Somerset...
When he packed to go to Texas, Cordell Vitense brought a jar filled with $503.43. †That money was given to Tommy Muska, the mayor of West, Texas, the site of a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in April. †Cordell, 8, wanted to help the school in...
Staff writerRob Lowe got a taste of White House life on "The West Wing." Now he's moving on to play President John F. Kennedy in "Killing Kennedy" for National Geographic Channel. Production started Tuesday in Richmond, Va., and the channel released this photo of...
Tags: White House, Lee Harvey Oswald
Memo to Eric Garcetti: Want to be a good mayor of Los Angeles? Look East, young man, to New York’s can-do mayor, Michael Bloomberg. † You know him: the Biggest Apple in the Big Apple. In his time in office, he’s taken on the small (big)...
They were hounded by reporters sicced on them by NASA. Forced to lay their lives open to Life magazine. Panted after by every newspaper in the country. It got so bad that the vaunted wives of the astronauts in the American space program — which...
Reuters* Merkel hablar√° de programa de espionaje de EEUU con Obama * Ministra de Justicia dice informaci√≥n es "profundamente desconcertante" * El debate sobre la privacidad ensombrece la visita Por Noah Barkin BERLIN, 11 jun (Reuters) - La indignaci√≥n...
Tags: Google Inc., Skype, Barack Obama, The Washington Post
You don't have to be Jewish to love comedian Allan Sherman. But if you are - and especially if you are a baby boomer - chances are he was a touchstone of your childhood. For a brief and shining moment in the early 1960s, the bespectacled, corpulent...
One fifth of the gender pay gap can be attributed to many women still working in some of the lowest paying fields, a report finds. Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, the White House's National Equal Pay Task Force...
Tags: White House
During the early years of the Republic, Chief Justice John Marshall noted that, "The power to tax is the power to destroy." He might have added that it's also the power to manipulate behavior, punish political enemies and reward political friends. Indeed,...
Zap2itToday, it's not a secret that legendary Hollywood star Rock Hudson was gay. But back in the 1950s, this was not the case. Even Hudson's wife, Phyllis, wasn't sure until she grilled him about his sexuality. That grilling was all caught on tape. A...
Tags: The Hollywood Reporter
Michael Lenehan wrote “Ramblers: Loyola Chicago 1963 — The Team That Changed the Color of College Basketball.” We asked him some questions about his new book. This is your first book, so why did you choose this particular tale to tell?...
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