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  • FDR’s 1935 Los Angeles visit

     
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Nevada for the Hoover Dam dedication. The following day, he and Eleanor Roosevelt arrived in Los Angeles....
  • Pictures in the News | February 5, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast with a view of Manhattan pictured from the Observatory of the Empire State Building. Start spreading the news....
  • Manes: Retired Gary educator a witness to history

    "The impact of her personality and its unwavering devotion to high principle and purpose cannot be contained in a single day or era." – Martin Luther King (summarizing Eleanor Roosevelt's commitment to racial justice) In honor of Black History...
  • Maps provide another view of South Florida history

    Maps provide another view of South Florida history
    In 1854, six years before the Civil War, the U.S. government first mapped the South Florida coastline, primarily to mark the depth of shoreline waters and prevent ships from breaking up on rocks. The map didn't show much other than obscure landmarks...
  • Congress hesitant on how to regulate Internet service, leaving FCC to rely on 80-year-old law

    Few members of Congress appear willing to move toward a bipartisan update to the 80-year-old, Depression-era law that top U.S. regulators say gives them the authority to regulate the Internet. That means that communications legislation written in 1934,...
  • Iconic educator Bethune stood at helm of struggle for justice

    In a life that lasted from the aftermath of the Civil War to the dawn of the Space Age, Mary McLeod Bethune left her mark on the nation. More than any other black leader between Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King Jr., the woman who founded...
  • On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank

     On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank
    Where does President Barack Obama rank on your list of U.S. presidents? Near the top? At the very bottom? Somewhere in the middle? Today, Presidents Day, is the perfect opportunity to reassess your opinion of our nation's embattled leader. Or, if you...
  • Republicans haven't quite worked out a foreign policy beyond 'not Obama'

    Most presidential campaigns focus mostly on domestic issues such as the economy, taxes and healthcare, not foreign policy. But the 2016 presidential campaign is already shaping up to be an exception to that rule. For one thing, the world is a mess....
  • Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida

    Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida
    It was loud and awkward and often referred to as the "Tin Goose" or the "Flying Washboard." But the Ford Tri-Motor, built between 1926 and 1933, played a vital role in advancing commercial aviation after World War I. Now the few remaining planes have...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei....
  • Philadelphia a city of firsts, but not as convention host

    Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here's what delegates will need to know about the birthplace of American democracy: ____ FIRST THINGS FIRST The United States started in Philadelphia. It's the city where the Founding...