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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to obtain legal advice to guide them in appearances before immigration judges. The case is complicated, but it highlights a trend in government disregard for rights once seen as vital — among them, the right to be informed of charges and have a meaningful opportunity to rebut them, to be represented by counsel and to appeal adverse rulings. In pursuit of real and exaggerated threats to national security and public safety, and in sometimes misguided attempts at efficiency, both major political parties have become complicit in the worrisome erosion of these basic principles.
  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...

    Behind every iconic figure is a very good story

    LeBron James always was going back to Cleveland. The story was too good not to. His life reads like a script. The first act begins as a poor kid growing up in Akron without a father but in a supportive community that appreciates his God-given abilities....

    What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....

    Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events
    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...