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Top Spooky Vacation Destinations for Halloween

Make plans this Halloween to take a vacation and visit some of the spookiest destinations in the country. Many of these areas have a tragic past, which adds to the chances of them being haunted and creating a spooky feeling among those who tour the area.

09/30/2014

A new report finds that nearly half of Americans don't have sufficient savings or assets to avoid poverty should they lose their income. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Md. Auction of Civil War Soldier’s Skull Canceled After Protests, Burial With Honors Planned Instead

The planned auction of a skull found at Gettysburg that purportedly was that of a Civil War soldier has been canceled following protests, and officials say the remains have instead been donated by the auction company for burial with honors.

06/03/2014

James Getty, portraying the 16th president of the US Abraham Lincoln, recites the Gettysburg Address during the commemoration of the 150th anniversary Lincolns historic Gettysburg Address on November 19, 2013 at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The Gettysburg Address — 150 Years Later

On the Civil War battlefield where President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that symbolized his presidency and the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces, thousands gathered Tuesday, historians and everyday Americans alike, to ponder what the Gettysburg Address has meant to the nation.

11/19/2013

File photo of an Army officer holding the medal of honor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Medal Of Honor Recipients Meet In Gettysburg

Nearly half of the 79 living recipients of Medal of Honor are attending the gathering in Gettysburg, where some of its first recipients fought 150 years ago.

09/20/2013

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Best Last Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Washington DC

Labor Day plans fill up quickly, so here are some last-minute options that include places both near and far to enjoy beach time, the great outdoors or just getting out of Washington DC.

08/17/2013

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‘Lincoln’ Director Spielberg Speaks In Gettysburg

With his new film about the 16th president in theaters, two-time Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg was to make the keynote address during ceremonies that celebrate the 149th anniversary of “The Gettysburg Address.”

11/19/2012

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