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Jessie Benton Fremont was an outspoken abolitionist and a feminist in her own right. She is one of the grande dames of the Civil War era, profiled in Cokie Roberts’ new book, “Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington....
Photo of former Sen. Robert Griffin, R-Mich., courtesy of U.S. Senate Historical Office DETROIT — Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon’s resignation during the...
Had my students write "I wish my teacher knew___" It's a reality check. #edchat #fellowschat pic.twitter.com/8vFUZqQnu0 — Kyle Schwartz (@kylemschwartz) March 28, 2015 In an effort to learn more about her third grade students,...
Dov Landau, an 88-year-old Auschwitz survivor, speaks to people during an informal gathering commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day in Tel Aviv, Israel on April 15, 2015. Five years ago, a group of youngsters began “Memories@Home,” a...
Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde (C) appears on an outdoor television screen during a news conference after a day of meetings with G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors at the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings...
Deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s right-hand man, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who more recently allied himself with Islamic State militants, was killed by government forces in Tikrit, the city’s provincial governor told the Associated Press on...