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50 Years After Selma, Biden Ties Gay Rights To Civil Rights

Gays and lesbians are fighting for the same equal rights that African-Americans fought for decades ago, Vice President Joe Biden said Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the historic march in Selma, Alabama.

03/06/2015

LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 24: The United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Olympic hockey game against Finland on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-2. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

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President Obama Cites Newtown Anniversary In Call For Change

On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.

12/14/2013

The Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture is seen at the MLK Memorial. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

King Bemoans ‘Staggering’ Joblessness Among Blacks

The eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says blacks can rightfully celebrate his father’s life and work with pride, but much more must be accomplished.

08/28/2013

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Moment Of Silence Marks 6 Months Since Newtown

Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun control, with the reading of names of thousands of victims of gun violence.

06/14/2013

US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy signs the order of naval blockade of Cuba (Photo credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

50 Years On, Finding Profit In ‘Truth’ On JFK Case

On the very day John F. Kennedy died, a cottage industry was born. Fifty years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, it’s still thriving.

05/12/2013

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Surgeon: Stonewall Jackson Death Likely Pneumonia

Chancellorsville Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.

05/10/2013

Three years, two elections, and one Supreme Court decision after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its promise of health care for the uninsured may be delayed or undercut in much of the country because of entrenched opposition from many Republican state leaders. (TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Third Year Anniversary Marked By Ongoing Political Divide

Three years, two elections, and one Supreme Court decision after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its promise of health care for the uninsured may be delayed or undercut in much of the country because of entrenched opposition from many Republican state leaders.

03/21/2013

Vice Admiral Michael Vitale pauses for a moment in the shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial during a memorial service for the 69th anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Pearl Harbor Dead Remembered On 71st Anniversary

More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.

12/07/2012

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Occupy DC Planning Demonstration On K Street

Protesters affiliated with last year’s Occupy demonstrations in Washington are planning a series of events to mark the one-year anniversary of the protests.

09/30/2012