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‘State of Faith’ recounts 20 Centuries of Christianity

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A carpenter’s son was their leader — this small group of “rebel” Jewish men including a tax collector, a tentmaker, and some fishermen who were committed to following Him, even unto death. ...

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Videos of Biden touching, grinding women haunt the front runner

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, known for getting frisky with many women in photo ops, is now defending his conduct with women, saying he doesn’t believe he’s ever acted inappropriately.  But the ...

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Kansas Museum of History presents stories of history from each of 105 Kansas Counties

Want to learn a piece of history about every Kansas county? Every person has stories to tell—stories about life, family, community, and times – and now the Kansas Museum of History is ...

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We’re home–now what? WWI Museum looks at veterans from the Great War

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Americans are familiar with the treatment of Vietnam War veterans returning from the front lines. It was a divisive time in our nation’s history and, sadly, veterans often felt the wrath of ...

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Israel reaches for the stars, Moon launch successful

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Israel blasted into space history Thursday night (Friday Israel time) with the launch of its first-ever private spacecraft that will land on the moon. A dramatic nighttime launch from Cape Canaveral sent ...

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What happened to the babies of Auschwitz?

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Until recently, it wasn’t fully understood what happened to the more than 3,000 babies born in the Auschwitz concentration camp. New research sheds light on a Polish midwife who, ordered to watch ...

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National emergencies were normal for former presidents

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While the media like CNN and Democrats continue to call President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration unconstitutional, something has been lost in the reporting…history. Trump declared the emergency Friday in order to fund ...

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The shocking ways God is transforming our culture

Many can’t get over the sense that our world is unraveling. Cynicism has tainted the popular imagination. God is at work, actively transforming our culture. But many Christians don’t see the beauty ...

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States move to allow Bible as textbook in public schools

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The Supreme Court has previously ruled that the Bible may be used, and studied in school, for historical and literary purposes acknowledging the Bible’s significance in the development of Western literature, law ...

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The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and the Russian invasion of Kansas

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History is full of misnamed entities that are like a little puzzle, where a small incident in one area directly fits into another incident. And so it is with the Atchison, Topeka ...

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Exclusive photos of a march unlike any other

As the cold, dreary morning dawned on Washington, DC, last Friday, few realized that history was about to be made. The wet slushy ground and the heavy clouds made for an ominous ...

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Bleeding Kansas Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2019 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 27. The programs are held at ...

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Why the world isn’t growing worse in 2019

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A friend once shared his unease about the bloodshed in the Middle East. Drawing on disturbing news dispatches, he exclaimed, “Catastrophe is increasing all around us.” The world, he was convinced, was ...

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When did the Second World War really start?

Today, December 7, we remember the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor – the date recognized as the entry of the United States into the Second World War. This summer we will mark ...

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Is this the ring worn by Pilate at Jesus’ sentencing?

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Have archaeologists re-discovered the ring worn by Potius Pilate at his sentencing of Jesus? Excitement surrounds a 2,000-year-old copper alloy ring bearing the inscription “of Pilatus” as it appears to be the ...

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Scientists confirm how Sodom was destroyed

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Many historians and scientists have, for years, doubted the Biblical story of Sodom. Destroyed by fire and heat from the sky, the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for their sinfulness. ...

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How Kansas City really got its name

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Possum Trot, Westport, Westport Landing, or Kawsmouth? There are many names associated with the birth of Kansas City. Most people believe that the city was named after the state of Kansas, but ...

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So what, or who, is a ‘Jayhawk’?

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The term Jayhawk or Jayhawker has many connotations beyond being the mythical bird mascot of the University of Kansas. The term may have been adopted as far back as the Revolutionary War. ...

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What’s the truth about the first Thanksgiving?

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There’s a lot of pressure to do away with Thanksgiving. Is it a day of gratitude or a day of guilt? Many stories surrounding the holiday don’t match with history. Even well-meaning ...

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How gold was discovered in Kansas

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History, as written, often leaves a few things out, such as gold being discovered in Kansas, not Colorado. Looking at a map of present day Kansas, there is an important omission, Arapahoe ...

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Reconstructing the lost history destroyed by ISIS

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As ISIS has virtually been defeated under the Trump administration the last two years, a French startup is taking advantage of the military victory over the terrorists who destroyed much of the ...

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Ozark, MO man central to spaceflight program

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Although he never left the ground, an Ozark, Missouri man had a front row seat to the glorious history of American spaceflight. While the astronauts got all the attention, thousands of technicians ...

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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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