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I'd like to use my space this week to talk about "Lincoln." No, not the Steven Spielberg blockbuster that may be front-and-center at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies, and not Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln," now on our television screens. This one is...
Come back, Mitt Romney. All is forgiven. That comment you made about the binders full of women? Yes, it sounded a little off-kilter at the time, and the nation's comedians have teed off on it. But in the annals of off-the-cuff remarks politicians have...
How can one contemplate the slaying of eight people at a hair salon in Seal Beach and draw any meaning from such evil? I certainly cannot. As a professor of comparative religion, I can only offer a modest reflection on an act of violence that snuffed out...
Military victories throughout our history have shaped the world in which we live and are the keystone of every American freedom. Largely due to our military might, the citizens of the United States have been given the opportunity to create the greatest...
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Local bands The Good Fiction, Robots Rise, Lazy Preacher and Distorted Faces perform at Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www....
Change of SubjectA statement from the former president: Our nation’s permanent mission is to form a ‘more perfect union’ - deepening the meaning of freedom, broadening the reach of opportunity, strengthening the bonds of community. That mission has...
About 1 in 4 adults in this country is suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder. That's about 60 million people. Anxiety and depression lead the list. In the past, most people have not been willing to talk about it or get help. Doctors say...
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Enjoy a truly unique musical role-playing experience with General Grant and President Lincoln. Will and Bernadine Boyce have spent years perfecting their impersonations of General and Mrs. Grant (along with other Civil War personalities) and Dr. Duke...
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"Slave Shackles Intended for a Child, ca. 1800" The caption for the first image in "The Civil War in 50 Objects" will stop a reader cold, but the photo of those shackles pierces the gut, teaching a lesson words never could. Historian Harold Holzer...
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82. Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
Tags: CBS Corp., Masters Tournament, Pneumonia, Golf, U.S. Open (golf)
When the Daughters of Charity awakened June 27, 1863, the pastoral grounds of their Emmitsburg, Md,. property had become a Union Army encampment for thousands of Union Army officers and men destined to fight during the Battle of Gettysburg. This would...
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