New Mexico’s picturesque preserve won a campaign for federal protection, and others aren’t far behind. It’s easy to think of national parks as untouchable—grand, immovable fixtures in our natural environment.
(CNN) — On this week more than 150 years ago, dozens of Native American men were killed by the government in the largest mass execution in US history. In the Dakota War of 1862, also known as the Sioux
Charles Dickens, teetering on bankruptcy in the early 1840s, did none of those things. The novella, in which Christmas transforms Ebenezer Scrooge from parsimonious jerk to somewhat swell dude, is one