World War I News
Trump tweets reference to inaccurate anecdote about Gen. Pershing
In a tweet seemingly responding to the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, President Donald Trump referenced a factually inaccurate anecdote about combatting Muslim enemies that he often repeated on the campaign trail. Thirteen people were killed when a van drove through a crowd of pedestrians on a
AP Explains: Why is Trump tweeting about a WWI general?
AP Explains: Why is Trump tweeting about a World War I general as he discusses Islam and terrorism?
Eclipses have come in dark times of US history, but we can find the light
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that," the famous refrain from Martin Luther King , Jr. reads. The United States is about to experience something it has not seen in nearly 100 years: a total solar eclipse stretching from
Project aims to attract tourists to remote Albanian villages
An ambitious project is aiming to open up remote villages in the highlands of southern Albania to the outside world and to tourists wanting to discover the spectacular natural beauty and rural way of life of the more isolated parts of the country
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2017. There are 139 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 14, 1947, Pakistan became independent of British rule. On this date: In 1848, the Oregon Territory was created. In 1900, international forces, including
World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113
Israel Kristal, the world's oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family said
WWII veteran, 93, brings back flag taken from enemy soldier
A U.S. Marine took a silk flag from the body of a Japanese soldier during World War II, and it hung in his home for years
Rochester Red Wings honor city's 'garbage plate' dish
The Rochester Red Wings are changing the International League team's name for one game to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the creation of the city's signature dish: "the garbage plate"
Newborn Hawaiian monk seal to be moved out of Waikiki
State and federal authorities plan to move a newborn Hawaiian monk seal away from the congested shores of Waikiki so it can remain a wild animal and won't become accustomed to interacting with people
Lost Purple Hearts returned to families of dead soldiers
Families of 7 dead U.S servicemen gather to receive lost Purple Heart medals their late loved ones had earned in 4 wars; 8th veteran present for New York ceremony