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A centuries-old time capsule was discovered in Boston on Thursday. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. A 219-year-old time capsule, believed to be originally buried in 1795 by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere, was unearthed Thursday in Boston. The time...
Hello Dolly cookie from the kitchen of Colleen Shalby. Photo by Ariel Min Happy Friday! Not only have you made it to the end of another work week, you’ve arrived at Day 5 of our 12 Days of NewsHour. We hope today’s gift will keep you...
A feeding tube and other items used in the forced feeding of detainees is seen at the detainee hospital at Guantanamo Bay. Doctors say that the method of rectal feeding and hydrating described in the Senate’s report on the CIA’s...
On Sept. 6, 2006, President George W. Bush delivered the first detailed “formal public representation about the effectiveness of the CIA’s enhanced interrogation technique.” This is according to the Senate Intelligence Committee...
American Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King, center, arm in arm, lead others during a Selma to Montgomery march in March 1965. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s “Selma,” opens on Christmas Day. Photo by...
Following months of negotiations and court dates, Detroit finally emerged from a historic bankruptcy yesterday with a new plan for the future. The city’s former Financial Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr, who resigned his post yesterday, was the...