| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Truth be told, when we celebrate American independence today, we’ve actually missed the anniversary by two days.
Like many elements of history, the popular understanding of how the Declaration of Independence unrolled, as it were, isn’t...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
History's next miniseries will look back at the American Revolution with the six-hour "Sons of Liberty."
The miniseries will go into production this summer and will star Ben Barnes, Ryan Eggold, Michael Raymond James, Rafe Spall and Henry Thomas as...
| Aug 20, 2014
KQED, Los Angeles Times, Telemundo52 and The California Channel will organize and broadcast the debate between Democrat Governor Jerry Brown and Republican challenger Neel Kashkari
KQED, the Los Angeles Times, Telemundo52 and The California...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks fantastic in the nude, photographed from behind for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine -- even if the faux-tattoo on her back is historically inaccurate.
Happily, the photographic faux-up seems right in line with the actress'...
| Aug 1, 2013
Commenter RB on another thread writes: Zorn states ...that Governor Quinn brazenly violated the principle of separation of powers. NOT AT ALL - he exercised a power that is granted to him in the Constitution. The Legislature and override his......
| Jul 29, 2011
| 8:34 AM
BOSTON (Reuters Life!) - Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the United States' oldest cities. It is home to historical sites and with 50 colleges and universities in the area it has a lively, youthful feel.
Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life.
In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.
At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:01 PM
A collector charged with conspiring to steal valuable historic documents taken from museums in Maryland and several other states is alleging that he was illegally arrested in Baltimore by city officers who lacked enough evidence to place him in custody....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:03 PM
One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:07 PM
You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day.
Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year.
Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...