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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
    The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human.
  • Which president loved squirrel soup? New White House Visitor Center tells all

    Which president loved squirrel soup? New White House Visitor Center tells all
    The White House: Venerable home to U.S. presidents. Symbol of the nation's continuity. One of the world's most famous dwellings. But it is also a place of children, weddings and farewells; of pets, card games and TV dinners; and the occasional upset...

    City to remember 9/11 with ceremony Thursday

    Thirteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, a sunny New York City day turned to tragedy as two planes hit the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan. A special 9/11 recognition ceremony will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N. Federal Highway,...

    Prospect Hill Cemetery restoration honors Baltimore's 1814 defenders

    Prospect Hill Cemetery restoration honors Baltimore's 1814 defenders
    Among the bustling build-up in the center of Towson, where bigger and brighter seems to take the lead in the development of multiplex cinemas and popular restaurants, a quiet but significant restoration is happening in an unlikely place — Prospect...

    Teaching kids to kill, in Gaza and beyond

    For most third graders, the school year began with the hustle and bustle of new teachers, fresh notebooks, and crisply ironed uniforms. But the third grader in Gaza whose photo appeared in the New York Times on Aug. 30 wore a different kind of uniform:...