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Sunk by torpedo a century ago, USS Tampa left a legacy of protection

When boats and a plane went to search for it, there were few signs the ship had ever existed — only a field of debris spread across eight square miles, and later, a boat nameplate and four unidentifia... read more

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire killed 146 but led to labor reform. A century later, has America forgotten its lessons?

One hundred years later, the centennial of the tragedy is bittersweet. Today, only 7 percent of American workers in private industry belong to a union, and public employee unions are under siege ... c... read more

U.S. Entry Into World War I Was a Disaster

103 years ago, in 1914, the Federal Reserve opened-up for business as the carnage in northern France was getting under way. And it brought to a close the prior magnificent half-century era ... for a t... read more

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FOX NEWS FIRST: Carolinas brace for worst with Florence; Feinstein under fire for Kavanaugh smear tactics

“Needless to say, it was very different when I interned there under Clinton ... American University in Washington in the late 1990s, studying public affairs and earning her bachelor's degree in 2000. ... read more


The Time 14 Cargo Ships Were Trapped in the Suez Canal ... for Eight Years

Three days later the U.S. First ... way, it had passed through Germany's ambassador in Washington, D.C., Count Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff.) At the time, America was not involved in the Great War. read more

'The unknown war': Military Museums to host Canadians and the Vietnam War exhibition

Yet, half a century later, many people are unaware of the ... which is a half-sized replica of the famous Vietnam memorial in Washington, D.C., along with a Canadian memorial wall, which carries ... read more

How did we get here? A look back at Seattle’s Center City Connector and streetcar history

Two years later, Frank Osgood, who had operated the horse-pulled line, unveiled an electric streetcar, making Seattle the first ... dwindle by World War I, and problems getting sufficient funding woul... read more

Latin America's Second World War

Mary Jo McConahay's The Tango War is an engaging ... but which they are ready to impose-a little later-on a dominated world-if Hitler wins. It is a plan to abolish all existing religions ... read more

The Recovery Threw the Middle-Class Dream Under a Benz

A decade later, things are eerily ... His best seller, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” published in 2013, was 816 data-laden pages that laid out a grim diagnosis. Mr. Piketty argued that the de... read more

COVER STORY: Pentagon Papers: The Secret War

The dramatic collision between the Nixon Administration and first the New York Times, then the Washington ... able to negotiate his way out of a major war in Vietnam. At one point, he told his adviser... read more

The Longest Day

This essay was first published in LIFE D-Day: Remembering the Battle that Won the War–70 Years Later. On June 6, 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt went to bed just after midnight. The D-Day invasion was und... read more

Forgotten Images of the Vietnam War Made for the Americans Who Fought In It

He is among the photographers whose rediscovered work is part of “We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam,” a book and exhibition of the same title running through Dec. 8 at the Herbert Hoover Mem... read more



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