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Abraham Lincoln

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  • A 'Merican splendor

    Abe Lincoln. Teddy Roosevelt. Uncle Sam. What do these great Americans have in common, other than a propensity for dignified frowning? Facial hair, of course. That's reason enough for the Orlando Facial Hair Club to celebrate the 'stache with the group'...
  • Nintendo keeps the video game industry weird

     
    In late May, Mario and Luigi were sitting on a couch on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Not the real Mario […]...
  • Humanitarian Crisis Demands Presidential Intervention

    Just as the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, so must President Obama take action now. The proclamation was based on the president's constitutional authority, not a law passed by Congress. It provided the legal framework for...
  • Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses

    Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses
    When Navy leaders warn members of Congress about the "erosion of the industrial base," they're concerned about men like Mickey Boyer of Newport News and Ray Wittersheim of Chesapeake. Both men run companies that have worked on the refueling and...
  • North Carroll Library July 9-15

    The North Carroll branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4480. Wednesday Elephant and Piggie'...
  • Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge

    Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge
    NEWPORT NEWS — When Edward Shields joined the Navy 10 months ago, the recruiter didn't mention jackhammer duty. But last week, the young Navy airman stood aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, bending his 6-foot-5-inch frame in a...
  • Literary events in July

    Literary events in July
    Brad Meltzer's thrillers have made him a best-selling author and brought him visibility as the host of the The History Channel's "Decoded." He's also the president of the Mystery Writers of America. But lately his series of children's books subtitled...
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’: ‘Godfather’ inspires Serkis’ Caesar

     
    Before Francis Ford Coppola shot “The Godfather,” he gathered his cast for a meal during which the actors all reflexively […]...
  • Colchester actor plays George Washington in new film

    This past Independence Day weekend marked a time when people flocked to beaches, parks, and to see fireworks, while others headed to the theaters to see Colchester resident John Koopman, III, star in a prominent film role honoring the country's history....
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...
  • Local girl stirs up soup a president would love

     Local girl stirs up soup a president would love
    Illinois may have a budding celebrity chef — or politician — on its hands. Between the two careers, Tess Boghossian, a 12-year-old girl from Palatine and the state's winner in first lady Michelle Obama's annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge,...
  • Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public

    Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public
    In the spring of 1920, it seemed to dawn on President Woodrow Wilson that his debilitating stroke months earlier had not only hurt him politically. It had also harmed the country. He confided in his close friend, the White House physician, Cary T....