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As we look at the devastating losses suffered in Texas from Hurricane Harvey and in Louisiana following severe flooding in 2016, one of the inspiring aspects to emerge are the reports of the “Cajun...

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Ninety years ago, on Aug. 23, 1927, two Italian immigrants were executed. The deaths of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in the Charlestown Prison in Massachusetts marked the end of a raucous seven-year...

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Hurricane Harvey was the most powerful hurricane to strike the U.S. mainland since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. It also was the strongest storm to hit Texas since 1961’s Hurricane Carla. Although Harvey...

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In 1940, just a year before Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into a world war, Walter and Cordelia Knott began construction on a notable addition to their thriving berry patch and chicken restaurant...

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U.S. public libraries often transform into shelters during emergencies. After Superstorm Sandy, for example, the Princeton Public Library in New Jersey and Connecticut’s New Canaan Library gave the...

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August 31 is the 20th anniversary of the stunning, tragic death of Princess Diana in Paris, France, when Diana’s chauffeured Mercedes hit a pillar inside an underpass just after midnight, killing her,...

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The technologies driving artificial intelligence are expanding exponentially, leading many technology experts and futurists to predict machines will soon be doing many of the jobs that humans do today....

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The historic rainfall dumped by Hurricane Harvey has already led to deaths by drownings and the destruction of many homes. Houston’s drinking water system is being stressed by overflowing water reservoirs...

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It may sound hard to believe, but America’s CEOs seem to increasingly resemble Che Guevera, the Marxist who became the face of the Cuban Revolution. The latest similarities came in mid-August after...

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Los Estados Unidos y México han compartido su actual frontera internacional por casi 170 años. Hoy ambas naciones cooperan en múltiples niveles con respecto de temas que afectan la región fronteriza,...