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  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2015. There are 311 days left in the year.
  • White House adds Old Family Dining Room to public tour

    White House adds Old Family Dining Room to public tour
    WASHINGTON — People taking public tours of the White House now will have to leave a little more room in their schedules. The White House announced Tuesday that a new room, the nearly 200-year-old Old Family Dining Room, has been added to the...

    New Baltimore slogan nods to city's star-spangled history

    New Baltimore slogan nods to city's star-spangled history
    The city may have finally created a slogan that can't be mocked. For years, verbal vandals lampooned well-meaning Baltimore slogans — scoffers turned "Charm City" into "Harm City" and "The City That Reads" into "The City That Breeds," or the...

    Taking the Kids -- Mixing American history with holiday fun in Valley Forge and Philadelphia

    Taking the Kids -- Mixing American history with holiday fun in Valley Forge and Philadelphia
    Like most holiday travelers, they arrived starving and exhausted. But this was no ordinary holiday gathering. On Dec. 19,1777, George Washington and his Continental Army -- 12,000 strong, plus another 500 women and children -- marched into Valley Forge,...

    In a word: catchpoll

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:   CATCHPOLL This very old word (the Oxford English Dictionary...