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Forget the controversy, ‘First Man’ honors American hero

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“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” So said Neil Armstrong when he first set foot on the moon—perhaps one of the most famous quotes in American history. It forever ...

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Kavanaugh already making history on the Supreme Court

It wasn’t the Supreme Court’s first female justice, nor the second nor the third. It has taken a man and a Republican – newly sworn in Justice Brett Kavanaugh – to make ...

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Christopher Columbus statue in St. Louis next to go?

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The move to erase America’s history from parks and historical sites continues. Now, a Christopher Columbus statue in a popular St. Louis park is being investigated for possible removal about a year ...

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And you thought she was dead: Star outlives entire cast

Olivia de Havilland, the lone surviving cast member of the Hollywood epic “Gone with the Wind,” turned 102 Sunday. A reporter once asked her about her deep faith which she shared. The ...

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Events at the Liberty Memorial and National world War I Museum worth seeing this month

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It has been some time since I had the unforgettable experience of enjoying the National World War I Memorial and Museum in Kansas City. Known locally as Liberty Memorial, the towering edifice is ...

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The history of baseball in photos

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Baseball evolved from the British game of rounders, and is a cousin to cricket in that it also involves two teams that alternate on defense and offense and involve throwing a ball ...

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Patent becomes America’s 10 millionth invention

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The United States issued its 10 millionth patent today. In a statement, the White House announced, “The inventor is Joseph Marron, a Raytheon employee who resides in Manhattan Beach, Calif.  The patent ...

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Most American millennials don’t know Auschwitz was a death camp

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Most American millennials don’t know what Auschwitz was, a survey finds. That’s Auschwitz – as in concentration camp. It’s where nearly a million Jews (out of the six million killed) — as ...

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Puritans get scrubbed from Harvard song

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Harvard University is re-writing American history and distancing itself from its religious roots. “Puritans” have been been scrubbed in favor of the cosmos at the Ivy League school. The university purged the word ...

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Spectacular Museum Of the Bible Opens This Month

Nov. 17 grand opening of museum to be a ‘celebration’ of scripture.   When visitors to Washington, D.C., tour the capital’s historic museums and monuments in the future, they’ll have more than just American ...

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