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Truman seized the country's steel mills during the Korean War — and lost a Supreme Court challenge. Almost seven decades later, Trump has threatened to declare an emergency to build his border wall.

  • Jan 11, 2019

The poet's beloved "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" entered the public domain at midnight on New Year's Day along with a huge cache of other previously copyrighted material.

  • Jan 1, 2019

Seven ponies that roamed the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge have died of “swamp cancer.” And herd managers fear more could get sick.

  • Dec 31, 2018

The military's NORAD has been tracking Santa every Christmas Eve for 63 years. It all began when the command center's red phone rang and a kid was on the other end.

  • Dec 24, 2018

In a season of hope, five stories of second chances, of people who grabbed the chance to begin again.

  • Dec 24, 2018

“All I can think about the state of our country right now is how scary it is,” one D.C. tourist said.

  • Dec 22, 2018

The aging Vietnam veterans who have organized the Memorial Day motorcycle rally for three decades say it’s become too costly and too much of a hassle.

  • Dec 14, 2018

In 1953, George and Barbara Bush found out their beloved daughter had leukemia. The three will be buried beside each other.

  • Dec 6, 2018

Some people looked for evidence of tension between father and son, but their connection was profound.

  • Dec 5, 2018

The history of presidents speaking at funerals began with Lyndon Johnson paying tribute to poet Carl Sandburg.

  • Sep 1, 2018
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