These factors are indispensable to a free government

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2403565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story[/caption] His father was a Boston Tea Party "Indian." He graduated second in his class from Harvard, was a U.S. more…

Academics: Change Civil War vocabulary

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Smithsonian) A new generation of scholarship – not to mention high-profile films like 12 Years a Slave and Lincoln­ -- has changed the way that the public understands more…

Gold wasn't the only treasure in California

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2401735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Carmel Mission[/caption] In 1769, the first Spanish missions were founded in California by Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra, whose statue is in the U.S. Capitol's more…

Climate expert: Obama missed memo on growing ice

by Greg Corombos -- President Obama went to Alaska for three days to tout his climate-change agenda, intending to use the picturesque state as a backdrop, but a prominent climate scientist says more…

'Never would I think a child would do this'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer ITKh30Pg] (WCNC) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A CMS teacher says an 11-year-old student stole her car and when she got it back it was destroyed — scratches, more…

New 'superhenge' discovered near Stonehenge site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer ED59gZdP] (FOXNEWS) — British researchers said Monday that they had discovered evidence of a larger version of Stonehenge located approximately 2 miles from the famous prehistoric site. more…

What happens when you mess with Israel?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2061295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Return of Captive Israel" by M. Teichert, 1945[/caption] Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians in 587 B.C. on the date in more…