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WHY IT MATTERS: Infrastructure
WHY IT MATTERS: When it comes to America's infrastructure, you name it, it needs fixing
1936 Olympians Receive Overdue Recognition at White House
Relatives of Jesse Owens and the 17 other African-Americans who competed at the 1936 Olympics will be welcomed to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday _ an honor Owens and others didn't receive after they returned home 80 years ago
Today in History
Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2016. There are 104 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1793, President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol. On this date: In A.D. 14, the Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as
Testimony From WWII Probe of Tribune Could Go Public
The Chicago Tribune says a Maryland historian is close to revealing decades-old grand jury testimony involving a story the newspaper published during the World War II Battle of Midway
Notable Precedents for Presidential Candidates' Health Disclosures
Hillary Clinton 's pneumonia diagnosis has highlighted the lack of consistency when it comes to candidates’ health disclosures. The Federal Election Commission requires a personal financial disclosure form for presidential candidates, but there’s no such requirement when it comes to health
Bike Tour of Washington D.C.'s Monuments
ABC News' Maggie Rulli visits the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in celebration of National Park Service's 100th anniversary.
OPINION: LZ Granderson on Trump's Comments to Black Voters
In 1932 a quarter of the American workforce was unemployed, housing prices had fallen by 10.5 percent and President Herbert Hoover’s inability to turn things around paved the way for Franklin D. Roosevelt to win the White House in one of the biggest landslides in presidential election history. With
What We Know About Donald Trump's Proposed Ideological Tests
Donald Trump touted his new plan for ideological tests as a way to prevent would-be terrorists from entering the United States, but he has yet to detail how it would work. The proposal follows his months-long call for a “total and complete” ban on Muslims, which has also been short on specifics.
Meet the First Deaf West Wing Receptionist
Leah Katz-Hernandez is the first deaf receptionist of the West Wing, referred to by her colleagues as "ROTUS" or Receptionist of the United States.