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Sequoia National Park: 125 Years in the Land of Giants

Credit: Melissa Wiese<p>Feature<p><b>Author</b>: Steven Shaw <b><br>Date</b>: 09.24.15<p>Sequoia National Park was established 125 years ago (September 25, 1890) in a measure …

Pope Francis declares Yemen nuns martyrs - Living Faith - Home Family

<b>'They were serving all poor people irrespective of their religion. Their duty was to help the poor.'</b><p>Sister Anslem, Sister Reginette, Sister Judith, …

Gandhi's 10 Rules for Changing the World, by Henrik Edberg

<i>“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”</i><p><i>“The difference</i> …

The Lost Doughboys — The Hunt Continues for American MIAs from WW1

“Organizers hope that Doughboy MIA will help raise awareness of the sacrifices made a century ago by U.S. soldiers, sailors and marines during during …

Military History

The Cocreators of Underground on Bringing Slave Stories to the Small Screen

“What’s great about our partnership is that the Underground Railroad was the first integrated civil rights movement in American history,” says writer Misha Green, who is African-American, about collaborating with writer Joe Pokaski, who is white. “Joe comes from his corner of the world; I come from …

Letter Describing the 1913 Suffrage Parade

How These 7 Political Gaffes Changed the Course of U.S. History

This year’s presidential election could well be decided not by the content of the candidates’ speeches, their skill in the debates, or pretty much …

American Hysteria and the First ‘War on Terror’ 100 Years Ago

It’s extremely difficult to capture the meaning of terrorism. Despite its stated goal of combating terrorism, the United Nations has yet to produce a definition that satisfies all of its member nations. In its broadest terms, terrorism could be described as an act of violence targeted at a civilian …

Think Trump was crude? The Founding Fathers were just as bad

NEW YORK (AP) — You could say politics has reached a new low with the "small hands" remarks from the Republican debate.<p>But the exchange over the size of Donald Trump's, um, hands is merely the most recent vulgarity in American politics. The history of crude remarks goes back to the Founding Fathers.<p>…

The Red Cross in World War II - Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room (Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress)

<i>The American Red Cross made a major contribution to aid the wounded during World War I. Within weeks of the outbreak of the war it dispatched The</i> …

America’s Secret War Plan to Invade Canada

The end of a war only rarely settles the central questions that started the conflict. Indeed, many wars do not “end” in the traditional sense. World …

What if JFK had lost? 5 things that might be different

<b>(CNN) —</b> If just a few thousand votes in a few key states had gone the other way that day, you could argue that Cuba might now be our 51st state.<p>The world might never have heard the names Neil Armstrong or Watergate.<p>It was Election Day: November 8, 1960. Two Americans who would later become legends …

Political Science

Women in the United States Army

American Revolutionary War<p>(1775-1783)<p>The origins of service<p>During the Revolutionary War, women served the U.S. Army in traditional roles as nurses, …

The Presidential Election of 1876

In the centenary year of the Declaration of Independence, a close and bitter election was fought, in the shadows of scandal and fraudulence.<p>To read …

16 Insanely Cool Facts About The Brain

<b>You use it every day, but how much do you really know about your brain? Check out this list of facts and prepare to be blown away by your incredible</b> …

5 Of Einstein’s Boldest Predictions About The Universe We Haven’t Yet Confirmed

<i>More than 100 years after the publication of his groundbreaking theories, Albert Einstein continues to be proven right. Earlier this month, the</i> …

It's a big victory for a very big natural wonder: This week the U.S. Forest Service rejected a proposal to widen roads and build infrastructure through Arizona's Kaibab National Forest, which would've paved the way, literally, for a sprawling urban development near the southern entrance of Grand Canyon National Park.

<b>Win: Forest Service Rejects Sprawl Threatening the Grand Canyon</b><p>It's a big victory for a <i>very</i> big natural wonder: This week the U.S. Forest Service …

You Might Be Able To Outrun A Supervolcano

All those years playing "the floor is lava" could finally pay off.<p>You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the "supervolcano" lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park, but should that behemoth decide to erupt, it would be nothing short of catastrophic.<p>By some estimates, 87,000 people …

How can we make our National Parks even better?

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Campaign for National Parks has launched a Big Conversation about National Parks. Chief Executive, Fiona …

National Parks

Fireball explodes and earthquake lights flash over Yellowstone

Watch this awesome fireball disintegrating in the sky of Yellowstone National Park just near Old Faithful Geyser on February 29, 2016.<p>But what is …

Sign the Petition

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing grizzly bears from Endangered Species Act protection. Threats to grizzlies will significantly …

Climate Engineering, Final Fatal Folly Of The Human Race

Planet Earth, and all that live on it, are in the throws of unimaginable and immediate upheavals. Even at this late hour, with the walls closing in …

Astronomers discover two new 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets

(Phys.org)—A team of Chilean astronomers recently detected two new "hot Jupiters" using the data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft operating in a new …

Japanese satellite captures solar eclipse from space

Japanese Space Agency JAXA releases images of the solar eclipse as seen from their solar observatory satellite.<p>Japan's space agency JAXA released images of the solar eclipse over Asia, which occured on Wednesday, taken from its solar observation satellite "Hinode" orbiting the earth.<p>The satellite …

Faith Leaders Condemn Arizona Legislation Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

“The belief is that God resides with the refugee who is fleeing,” he said. “When we deny them entry, we are denying God entry. We are creating a …

Feel like Americans are ignorant about other religions? Do your part to fix things.

At a recent event in my suburban Boston town, a Sikh acquaintance asked if it were okay for her and her family to visit my Jewish temple. Of course, I responded. I was at first surprised that she thought she had to ask. Services at our temple are open to anyone.<p>Then I thought of my own preparation …

Jicama and Pomelo Salad With Spicy Thai Dressing (Vegan) Recipe

A refreshing hot, sweet, and sour Thai-style salad with jicama and pomelo.<p><b>Read more: The Importance of Hearty Make-Ahead Salads</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons juice from about 2 limes, plus more to taste2 tablespoons palm or brown sugar, plus more to taste1 medium clove garlic, minced2 teaspoons soy …

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Restaurants and recipes for hot & sour soup invariably use cornstarch as a thickener, but it doesn't have to be that way. Yes, cornstarch plumps up the broth, but in doing so puts a hazy, viscous layer between us and the sour, spicy sting we crave. Chang's version is thickened with …