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  • The playboy presidents: Bill Clinton and Warren G. Harding

    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.

  • Bosnians to bury 175 Srebrenica victims

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The families of more than 500 victims of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia have refused to bury them in a mass funeral on the anniversary of the killings because only one or two of their bones have been found. Kathryne Bomberger, head of the DNA...

  • Cambodia to build memorial at genocide museum

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia will build a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to remember at least 12,000 people tortured and killed there during the radical Khmer Rouge regime, officials said Thursday. The museum, formerly a high school in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, was...

  • Man linked to Nazi police dies in Michigan at 93

    DETROIT (AP) — A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93 after years of denials that he shot at Jews. John Kalymon of Troy died at his suburban Detroit home on June 29. He had pneumonia, prostate cancer and...

  • An independent Kurdistan: World War I continues

    As the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria â€" which now wants to be called the Islamic State â€" threatens to shatter Iraq's central government, the leaders of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government have called for the creation of Independent Kurdistan. In June, KRG President Massoud...

  • Capitol's Statuary Hall celebrates nation's evolving history

    This week celebrates the 150th anniversary of the National Statuary Hall, the former House chamber turned into a de facto museum.

  • Auction: Gehrig-signed July 4, 1939 ticket stub

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Yankee Stadium ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 — the day he retired from baseball — is going on the auction block. Heritage Auctions says more than 60,000 tickets were sold that day and only two are known to have survived. Of the two, only the mezzanine...

  • Mourning millions: EU leaders mark WWI centennial

    BRUSSELS (AP) — At a site where their countrymen once slaughtered each other with machine guns, artillery and poison gas, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and other European nations commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War I and vowed Thursday to preserve peace on the continent....

  • Phil Collins donating extensive Alamo artifacts

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Remember the Alamo? Phil Collins sure does. The British 1980s music icon was in San Antonio on Thursday, announcing the donation of his vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson...

  • Is the rise of ISIS World War I's next phase?

    On June 28, 1914, Serbian ultra-nationalist Gavril Princip assassinated Austro-Hungarian Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Police quickly arrested Princip and the rest of a ragtag band of Serb terrorists who had come to the Balkan city to provoke hate and create chaos.



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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