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Telegram sent to the family of Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte confirming their son’s death in the Battle of Normandy. Students are researching the heroes of World War II for a hands-on history project. They found love letters, pictures, death-...
Actor Bill Cosby speaks at the National Action Network’s 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards Gala in New York on April 6, 2011. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters Yesterday, in the culmination of a six-month project, New York Magazine...
Migrants wait to cross the French border from Italy on June 17 in Ventimiglia, Italy. Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images CASERTA, Italy — She is 32 and demure, with a poise that belies the image of a woman who was enslaved for five years in a...
U.S. President Barack Obama comments on recent statements by Republicans as he and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn hold a news conference after their meeting at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. Photo...
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, takes part in a welcome ceremony with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. The economy of Ethiopia is forecast to expand by more than...
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