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The Ultimate Hillary Clinton Quiz: Test Your ‘Hard Choices’ Knowledge
No time to read "Hard Choices," Hillary Clinton's 650-page memoir about her tenure as Secretary of State? Think you know everything there is to know about Sec. Clinton? Test your HRC knowledge with this quiz. (Click the "next" arrow for the answer to each question.) What is Hillary Clinton’s secret
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif Learns From Mistakes of First Two Terms
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - When millions of Pakistanis flocked to the polls over the weekend in record numbers, they did more than just elect a new leader. They elected an old one, too. Nawaz Sharif served as the country’s prime minister twice, once from 1990 to...
Today in Pictures: Dec. 27, 2011
A girl goes up the escalators at Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, Dec. 26, 2011, the day of their inauguration. The escalators are the first of their kind to be installed in a shantytown with high rates of urban violence. It is a system...
Dec. 27: Radio City Music Hall Opened 1932
1932 Radio City Music Hall Opens in New York City The Radio City Music Hall opened in Manhattan as a venue for concerts, movies and stage performances. John D. Rockefeller took a risk by investing in the entertainment complex during the Great Depression. Rockefeller hoped...
Dec. 2: Artificial Heart Transplant 1982
1982 Artificial Heart Implanted Sixty-one-year-old Barney Clark became the first to receive a permanent artificial heart. The procedure was performed at the University of Utah. Clark was too old to qualify for a human heart transplant. Clark lived for 112 days on the artificial heart. 1988 ...
Nov. 15: America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day: Since 1997, Nov. 15 has become a day to educate and motivate people to recycle more. Take the pledge to learn more about recycling options in your community and to reduce your personal waste. Many resources are available online to help you...
Oct. 18: Alaska Day; U.S. Possession of Puerto Rico; Suicide Bombing in Pakistan
Alaska Day: On Oct. 18, 1867, Russia formally handed over control of the Alaskan territory to the United States. Led by William Henry Seward, the U.S. purchased the land for $7.2 million, less than 2 cents an acre. Many Americans called the acquisition of Alaska...
Pakistan, Libyan rebels tap into lobbying firms
Within weeks of the first protests in February, Libyan forces opposed to Col. Moammar Gadhafi moved swiftly to establish a transitional government to challenge his authority. Soon after, they took another step to advance their cause: They obtained a Washington PR firm. Now, Harbour Group is busy
Dying Princess Diana Photo Shown in New Documentary at Cannes Film Festival
A documentary film about the death of Princess Diana won't be shown in Great Britain because a photo in the movie shows the princess just moments before she died in the wreckage of a Paris car crash. The grim pictures have angered many Brits, still aglow over the royal wedding of her oldest son