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Explore the hidden tunnels that housed hundreds of families during World War 2

<b>These images of World War Two tunnels show what life was like for hundreds of families hiding from Nazi bombing raids.</b><p>The subterranean labyrinth …

Brazil’s President Accuses U.S. of Serious Human-Rights Violations

In the first speech of the 68th ses­sion of the United Na­tions Gen­er­al As­sembly, Brazili­an Pres­id­ent Dilma Rousseff im­me­di­ately dug in­to …

How Americans Ate During The Great Depression

How Americans Ate During The Great Depression<p><b>GUEST</b>:<p><b>Andrew Coe</b>, co-author, "A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression"<p>Celery soup …

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Hoovervilles in the '30s

Many of the shanty towns that sprung up all over the United States during the Depression were facetiously called Hoovervilles because so many people …

Great Depression

Trinity: The Latest Mustang Build from Ice Nine Group

Take one well worn, but loved 1969 Mustang, add a 2013 GT500 5.8L four-cam modular, trick suspension, custom interior, and more and you have Trinity.

The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Henry Ford

He was a magnificent pioneer who made cars affordable and paid his workers well. But he also became an unsettling, terrible person. Richard Snow, the …

World War I innovations live on today

<b>By Chris Carola</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i><p>Machine guns. Tanks. Chemical weapons. Warplanes. Submarines. Trench coats. Wristwatches.<p>One hundred years after …

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Changing lives: gender expectations and roles during and after World War One

• Article by: Susan Grayzel<br>• Themes: Historical debates, Civilians<br>• Published: 29 Jan 2014<p>Considering the roles of both men and women during World War One, …

Syria conflict: US to send troops to help seize Raqqa from IS

<b>The US is sending 200 more military personnel to help fight the Islamic State group in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, the US defence secretary says.</b><p>Speaking at talks on Middle East security, Ash Carter said the troops would include special forces trainers, advisers and bomb disposal teams.<p>They …

Airstrike kills more than 100, injures hundreds at Yemen funeral

SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike by a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds more at a funeral Saturday, according to Health Ministry officials and medical groups. With the death toll expected to rise, it was one of the deadliest single assaults in the …

FDA warnings: Juice, seafood HACCP problems, drug residues

“Inorganic arsenic is a toxic substance and prolonged exposure to high levels of inorganic arsenic is associated with cancer, skin lesions, …

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Chinese feminists detained for 'picking quarrels'

Relatives of five young Chinese feminists make emotional plea for their freedom after arrest for "picking quarrels"<p>The families of five <b>Chinese</b> feminists detained by authorities for "picking quarrels" have called for their immediate release.<p>The young women were detained on the eve of <b>International</b> …

Mining’s untapped resource: Goldcorp seeks more women for work force

Goldcorp Inc. is ramping up efforts to develop a valuable resource in the mining sector: women.<p>The Vancouver-based precious metals mining company has made new commitments to train and encourage women in its work force – from welders and engineers to executives – at a time when the demand for …

Amtrak, SEPTA chug toward full wheechair access with Paoli upgrades

Plans for major upgrades at a key SEPTA and Amtrak station on the Main Line were stuck in their tracks for more than two decades, but on Tuesday, a …

Why Hiring Job Hoppers May Be Your Best Decision

Mary feels a rush of adrenaline after reading the perfect candidate's qualifications. You know the feeling -- realizing your expensive, time-consuming search could finally be over.<p>However, Mary's moment of elation quickly drops to a pit in her stomach. "One, two, three," she counted. Three jobs in …

Can Immigration Hurt the Economy? An Old Prejudice Returns

For a nation of immigrants, the United States has worked hard to keep foreigners out.<p>The Statue of Liberty was less than 40 years old when President Calvin Coolidge signed the Immigration Act of 1924. It barred immigration from most of Asia. It cut the overall quota of immigration from countries …

Unexploded Civil War Cannonball Found In Georgia, Bomb Squad Summoned

The port city of Savannah, Georgia, was where the Union Army’s General William Tecumseh Sherman completed the Sherman’s March to the Sea during the …

The 12-Year-Old Who Fought In the Civil War

When the American Civil War broke out in 1861, John Clem decided to enlist in the Union Army. There was just one problem: The Ohio resident was just …