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The cast of the Broadway play “Ragtime” performs a scene from the play during the 1998 Tony Award Ceremonies at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 7. “Ragtime” won six awards in the 130th annual Tony Awards show. Photo...
A crowd gathers around an announcer at a sideshow on the boardwalk at Coney Island in the 1930s. Photo by A. E. French/Archive Photos/Getty Images It was Coney Island in the early 1900’s. Beyond the Four-Legged Woman, the sword swallowers, and “...
Muhsin al-Fadhli is seen in an undated photo. Photo by State Department/ReutersWASHINGTON — A U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed a key figure in a dangerous al-Qaida offshoot, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Muhsin al-Fadhli was killed in a July 8 air...
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