GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In solemnity, thousands gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered. The inspirational […]
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — On the Civil War battlefield where President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that symbolized his presidency and the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces, historians and everyday Americans are gathering […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — As Tuesday’s 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address nears, octogenarians’ memories are one of the only links to a children’s coin drive in the 1940s that brought a manuscript of Abraham Lincoln’s […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ford’s Theatre will reopen its doors and resume performances Wednesday, using private funding, even though the government shutdown has continued into a third week. Theater officials announced Tuesday that the national historic […]
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park are getting a head start on next year’s 150th anniversary with a new website that will contain information about celebrations, events and projects. Park […]
NEW YORK (AP) – The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. From the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jack Nicholson to help present the final prize.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who’s to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts set to take effect at week’s end, with the administration detailing the potential fallout in each state.
Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?
AULS VALLEY, Okla. (AP) — It may have taken 46 years, but one boy’s postcard has made it home to Mom. Bert Jacobson sent the postcard to his mother in Pauls Valley, Okla., in January 1967, when he was 13 years old.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Congressman who saw a flaw in the movie “Lincoln” says he is pleased the screenwriter has conceded an inaccuracy in its portrayal of an 1865 vote on slavery.