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The assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie Chotek, on their state visit to Sarajevo. The illustration was published in the French newspaper Le Petit Journal on July 12, 1914. One hundred years ago, the heir to the throne of the Austro...
Photo courtesy of Tim Murray for CongressTimothy Ray Murray lost Tuesday’s Republican primary in Oklahoma’s 3rd District with 5.2 percent of the vote. Incumbent Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., sailed to victory with nearly 83 percent of the votes cast....
Undated handout image courtesy of the U.S. Air Force shows a MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft. Image courtesy of Reuters/Air Force/Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt/HandoutWASHINGTON — The U.S. has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect U.S. troops that...
PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson spoke with Ed Silverman, author of the Wall Street Journal’s Pharmalot blog. On Saturday, PBS NewsHour Weekend will air an investigation into controversial business practices sometimes used when...
How often do students get to time-travel back to 1770 Boston, talk to both patriots and loyalists, witness a brawl between local workers and British soldiers and then duck as troops open fire and the Boston Massacre sparks the American Revolution?...
Excessive drinking is responsible for one in 10 U.S. deaths, the CDC found. Photo by Flickr user JOH_8513 Alcohol consumption was the cause of nearly one in 10 deaths among U.S. adults from 2006 to 2010, according to a recent report by the Centers...