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Amazing World War One Images Transformed into Color

On August 4, 1914, the world changed. The “war to end all wars” began and cost the lives of millions of people – not just soldiers but civilians too. …

Festivities

German troops prepare for Christmas in the trenches, 1915:<p>Glad Tidings<p>Much has been said and written about the famous Christmas Truce(s) of 1914 — …

The Dust Bowl Revolution

The following article is from the book <i>Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California</i>.<p><i>Imagine what life would be like if you and your entire</i> …

Al Capone

A child from an Italian immigrant family, Al Capone, also known as "Scarface," rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia during the …

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 …

How America’s memory of the First World War slipped away

The Great War marked the true beginning of the American century. But 100 years later, “the war to end all wars” is largely forgotten in the …

First world war: memories of the last survivors

Johannes Simon/Johannes Simon<p>Days of hunger and cold … Gertrud Dyck. Photograph: Johannes Simon<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/22/1390413498621/Gertrud-Dyck-105.-Geburts-001.jpg<p>460<p>Jim Wileman/Jim Wileman<p>Dorothy Ellis, pictured at home in Iddesleigh, …

What Happens If Mom and Dad Get Deported?

What Happens If Mom and Dad Get Deported?Fearing more immigration raids, undocumented parents are making plans for their children.At 6:30 a.m., three …

Immigration

Should oil and gas drilling be farther from schools? Colorado House says yes

Over the protests of Republicans who called it an “unfair assault” on the oil and gas industry, the Colorado House of Representatives on Tuesday gave …

Public Health

'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Liberty

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Refugees welcome," read a 20-foot red and white banner that hung across the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday.<p>National Park Service rangers quickly removed the sign, but images of it spread across social media.<p>An activist group calling itself Alt Lady Liberty said it hung the banner and emailed …

Donald Trump

New Yorkers hung a "Refugees Welcome" banner on the Statue of Liberty, just in case people missed the fine print

It’s no secret that President Trump’s controversial immigration and travel ban has many Americans nervous, scared, and fearful. In an attempt to …

The Real Work Of Being An Ally

"Never in a generation have women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community more dearly needed active allies to counter inequality."<p><i>By Tamara Winfrey Harris</i><p>Never in a generation have women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community more dearly needed <i>active</i> allies to counter inequality. …

Civil War Horses

Some Civil War Horses And Their RidersHorses used by Robert E. Lee, William Tecumseh Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant, Stonewall Jackson, and George B. …