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In the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and helped spread it across the... [Read More]
The question of why the U.S. celebrates Memorial Day has a clear answer: the holiday now celebrated on the last Monday in Maybegan as a... [Read More]
A new cabinet rift has erupted between Michael Gove and Philip Hammond, after the environment secretary launched a stinging attack on the chancellor, blaming his... [Read More]
Here's your obligatory reminder that Memorial Day is not about summer, vacations, grilling or an extra day off work. It's actually a day of remembrance... [Read More]
My country is one where people leave their homes in the morning not knowing whether they will come back safely... [Read More]
The holiday became a federal holiday in 1971, but its roots are in the Civil War,        ... [Read More]
South Florida's three Republican members of Congress have chosen the right side in their party's civil war over immigration. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart... [Read More]
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran (SNSC), reportedly said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to hold talks on the... [Read More]
Gone With The Wind, with its themes of civil war and hardship, is a particular favorite, one source says. [Read More]
Rage Comics had its website and social media channels shut down after a comedian joked about a hero of the civil war era. [Read More]
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering those who died serving in our country's armed forces, but the holiday began... [Read More]
Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States' Armed Forces. It is observed on the last Monday of May.... [Read More]
Virginia Hall Office of Strategic Services Distinguished Service Cross France March–September 1944 By any measure, Virginia Hall is one of America's two greatest female war... [Read More]
The Cleveland Grays, an independent volunteer militia company organized in 1837 were the first company to be called for service during the Civil War. (To... [Read More]
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... Shares in European and Asian car companies have stalled after the U.S. raised the prospect of applying... [Read More]
South Sudan's five-year civil war is quietly creating another kind of victim: those prevented from getting life-saving antiretroviral medicine. Experts say the number of affected... [Read More]
World War I was the first all-out war fought on the ground, in the air, on the seas and under the seas. Machines and weapons... [Read More]
Gravesites are overrun by brush at Jackson Cemtery outside Piqua in Miami County, Ohio. This is the final resting place for Civil War veterans and... [Read More]
Master Sergeant Brunetti received the Charles Tracy award, named in honor of a civil war medal-of-honor recipient and Chicopee native Charles Tracy. [Read More]
Loosely based on the Syrian Civil War and the Balkans conflict, 'First World Problems' envisions a world with the Queen no longer on the throne... [Read More]