Civil War Hero to Receive Medal of Honor

The White House says a hero from the Battle of Gettysburg - the pivotal battle of the Civil War - will be awarded the Medal of Honor. Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing for conspicuous gallantry "for his actions while serving [...]

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Monday AM Quick Read

Election Day: One week to go The economy is the #1 issue this election season, and with gasoline prices down, the unemployment rate down, and the housing market and auto industries continuing to rebound, you’d think - on the surface - [...]

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Two Weeks To Go: Midterms Still Quite Favorable for GOP

By Geoffrey Skelley and Kyle Kondik Sabato's Crystal Ball    With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, the picture in several key races remains hazy. But when the dust settles, the most likely result is a Republican majority, as the Crystal [...]

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Oct. 22, 1962: Kennedy Goes Public On the Cuban Missile Crisis

On This Day. 1962: Going public with his knowledge of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, President John F. Kennedy demanded their removal and announced a naval “quarantine” of that communist island. In a nationwide TV address, Kennedy said that any Soviet missiles fired [...]

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