08/25/14 08:31 PM
PARIS (AP) — Paris celebrated on Monday the 70th anniversary of its liberation after four years in the grip of the occupying Nazis, with President Francois Hollande saying France now has a moral obligation to answer the call of those under the boot of dictators or barbarism like the Islamic...
By Mona Charen | 08/22/14 05:14 PM
The great task for a leader of the United States, President Obama appears to believe, is to get out of history's way.
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 06:46 PM
President Obama, depending on whom you ask, has crawled into a shell either because he can't change Washington or is simply smart enough to recognize the limitations of his office.
By Michael Barone | 08/20/14 08:17 PM
Continued violence in Ferguson, Mo., brings back memories of the Detroit riots of the 1960s. But there are some differences of varying significance between the riots of the 1960s and Ferguson today.
08/15/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has identified a site in suburban Maryland for a new, $40 million facility that will house its archives. The museum announced last year that it would build the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center to store its...
08/13/14 11:45 AM
SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — About 180 Civil War-era cannon balls found on the grounds of the nation's oldest arsenal have been detonated in an upstate New York quarry. Army 1st Sgt. Kieran Dollard of the Fort Drum-based 725th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit says Wednesday that the cannon...
By Michael Barone | 08/08/14 02:35 PM
As we lament the effects of the Great War that broke out 100 years ago, let's remember gratefully what happened 200 years before that.
By Cal Thomas | 08/06/14 04:47 PM
On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, the Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president.
By Noemie Emery | 08/05/14 06:31 PM
It's now two and a half years to the can't-come-too-soon end of Obama's adventure, but his legacy seems to be settled already; he is the smartest man in all of U.S. history to screw up so many big things.
08/02/14 06:15 AM
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) — A 99-year-old veteran who led an Army division's band during World War II is being honored at an event being held at the New York National Guard's main training facility. Herman Giersch (geersh) of Wawa, Pennsylvania, will join other former commanders of the 42nd...
08/02/14 05:03 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians though...
By Cal Thomas | 07/30/14 03:39 PM
World War I began, as most wars do, with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years.
By Austin Bay | 07/30/14 10:07 AM
Military historian A. A. Nofi told me that in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm definitely believed the Austrians had won the diplomatic struggle over the murder of Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand. However, he failed "to fully grasp that the Austrians wanted a war to crush the Serbs."
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 07/17/14 05:12 PM
For years I have been comparing the Clinton family to the family of Warren Gamaliel Harding, our 29th president and a president of dark memory, at least to most liberal historians.
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