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  • Bethlehem's Sun Inn could house distillery

    Bethlehem's Sun Inn could house distillery
    Bethlehem's Sun Inn, a 1758 landmark that draws heritage tourists and ghost hunters, is attracting a very different kind of spirit.
  • FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

    In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. Do the learning standards really mean the federal government is serving as a "national school board," as Sen. Marco Rubio says? That's hard to square with the reality that the...

    NY, NJ Sites Honoring Founding Father Alexander Hamilton

    NY, NJ Sites Honoring  Founding Father Alexander Hamilton
    NEW YORK — It's a fine time for history geeks with a thing for Alexander Hamilton. A hip-hop-and-history musical called "Hamilton" — inspired by an 800-page biography — has opened off-Broadway and is sold out for months. Fans of the man,...

    Why we should honor a woman on the $20 bill

    Why we should honor a woman on the $20 bill
    What's one thing all the cash in your wallet has in common? The face of an old, white man. Granted, all of the men who adorn paper currency are historically significant to our nation. George Washington bravely led the troops during the Revolutionary War...

    New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles

    New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles
    The newest museum in Washington, D.C., has one building (sort of) and two names: The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum. The building in the city's Foggy Bottom area opened Saturday with displays of very different artifacts. ----...