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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • The American union's first stage could be a model for the Mideast

     The American union's first stage could be a model for the Mideast
    The year the American war for independence ended, 1781, the United States adopted the Articles of Confederation as its preferred form of government. Even a cursory glance at the Articles reveals that the first clause in the most famous speech in...
  • Theater review: Munopco's 'Funny Girl' is full of life

    Theater review: Munopco's 'Funny Girl' is full of life
    Munopco's "Funny Girl" is effervescent and full of life, with a talented cast and a star turn by Jillian Rossi in the lead. Rossi is a showstopper as the talented but self-deprecating Fanny Brice. She successfully conveys both the brash confidence of...
  • Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete

    Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete
    BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of...
  • Turkish leader offers condolences to Armenians over massacre

    Turkish leader offers condolences to Armenians over massacre
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide. The statement issued in seven...
  • Turkish leader offers condolences over massacre to Armenian descendants

    Turkish leader offers condolences over massacre to Armenian descendants
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide, the Los Angeles Times reports....
  • Local Armenian-American leaders say Turkish Prime Minister's statement falls short

    Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues...
  • MGM, James Bond Producers Sue Universal Over 'Section 6′ Project

    MGM and James Bond producers Danjaq have filed a copyright infringement suit against NBCUniversal claiming that the studio's "Section 6" feature project is a rip off of the lucrative 007 franchise. The suit, filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court in...
  • Robert B. Reich: The balance wheel of democracy

    Last week a majority of the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. The court said such spending doesn't corrupt...
  • Feds confiscate WWI artillery shells at O'Hare from teens who called them souvenirs

     Feds confiscate WWI artillery shells at O'Hare from teens who called them souvenirs
    Two artillery shells found inside checked luggage by security screeners at O’Hare International Airport turned out to be about as dangerous as sea shells, but the military-grade munitions prompted a high alert until authorities determined they...
  • Dangerous mischief-making in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- The report that protesters have declared two eastern Ukraine cities to be independent republics questions President Obama's assurance that there is no "military solution" to the crisis that began with Russian President Vladmir Putin's land...
  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...