RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

History

A collection of news and information related to History published by this site and its partners.

Top History Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'

    Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'
    From "Are You Being Served?" and "Keeping Up Appearances" to "Fawlty Towers" and "Absolutely Fabulous," Americans have long appreciated British situation comedy with strong female characters. But the history of the woman-centered Britcom is surprisingly...
  • Fittingly, Pats Knew What Was Coming So Legacy Is Secure

    Fittingly, Pats Knew What Was Coming So Legacy Is Secure
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — After all the chatter about legacy and cheating, after so many stories contrasting the only two coaches hired by Robert Kraft, it came down to one stunning decision. The team coached by Pete Carroll, the guy hired and fired by...
  • New executive shares love of history

    New executive shares love of history
    The new executive director of the Glen Ellyn Historical Society sees lots of potential in the group's showpiece — Stacy's Tavern — and hopes to share her lifelong love of history with the community. "That's a very unique facility to have,"...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: JC Steinbrunner

    Me, My Shelf and I: JC Steinbrunner
    JC Steinbrunner doesn’t shy away from 3,000-page tomes. In fact, several of the books in his Civil War–centric collection could serve double duty as doorstops. The painter and founder of the Salon Series — who lives in Lakeview with...
  • Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities

     Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities
    Museums throughout the United States are making it easier than ever to learn more about the African-American experience — especially now, in time for February, which is Black History Month. Museums and other organizations have taken the initiative...
  • PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama

    PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama
    Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War. The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the "Gladiator"...
  • Defending Justin Bieber?! ... More platinum 'Buttah' for Barbra

    "THE STREETS of American cities are haunted by the ghosts of bookstores and record stores which have been destroyed by the greatest thugs in the history of the culture industry. Writers hover between a decent poverty and an indecent one; they are expected...
  • Remembering the last lion

    Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90. Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat...
  • Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher

    Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher
    FOREST HILLS (AP) — A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. The brick building at the base of the five-story, lightbulb-...
  • Old Florida, new media: Orlando designer finds perfect fit

    Old Florida, new media: Orlando designer finds perfect fit
    The main problem with social media: not enough flamingos. So Rick Kilby did something about it. The Orlando graphic designer has managed quite the electronic accomplishment — creating a colorful repository of postcards, posters, photos and...