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- The History Of North American Rule In One Amazing GIF
It's easy to forget how young North American...
- Alameda: First Baptist Church of Alameda hosts activities for African American history month
The month of activities, which will also include an art, books and music festival, are partly in response to the recent deaths of black men during altercations with police across the nation and the nationwide debate they have sparked on the issues of equality and justice.
- African American Military History Museum announces black history month
In honor of Black History Month, the African American Military History Museum will host a series of events during February to celebrate those who served in the American Armed Forces.
- ‘American Sniper’ Fuels a War on the Home Front
© Brandon Thibodeaux for The New York Times Chris Kyle, whose memoir inspired the film.
- 'American Sniper' popularity shows ‘dehumanized mentality’: Chomsky
US President Obama’s global drone campaign is the “most extreme terrorist campaign” in history, says Chomsky.
- Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history was scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday after two years on the run.
- TTU to host African American History Month Lecture Series
To celebrate African-American History Month, Texas Tech University presents two lectures and a film screening throughout February as part of the African-American History Month Lecture Series.
- National Museum of American History Celebrates American Inventiveness in 2015
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will inspire the next generation of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs in 2015 through hands-on exhibitions, programs and performances focused on American innovation. '"Hear My Voice': Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound," explores two innovative processes—the first by one of ...
- Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt
A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history was arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam, authorities said Wednesday. The U.S. ...
- American Airlines' fuel-buying bet pays off in record profit
American Airlines, the world's largest carrier, took a big gamble in fuel buying last year — and it paid off in record profit.