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100 Years Ago A Man Named Claus Took A Titanic Ride

Joshua Braff | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Joshua Braff

Upon arrival, we're each given a boarding pass with an actual passenger's information on it. Name, age, occupation, and the class you paid for, first, second or third.

Tiger's Greatest Hits

Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

Despite the intermittent shouts to the contrary, Tiger Woods may never fully be BACK. Nevertheless, he certainly showed on Sunday that the "Old Tiger"...

PHOTOS: Lynn Memorial To Students Killed In Haiti Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 05.19.2012 | Miami

In January 2010, Lynn University student Courtney Hayes wrote on her Facebook wall, "It's 32 degrees in Boca; I'm off to sunny Haiti to save the world...

When Professional Worlds Collide

George Heymont | Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

There is a point where a passion for one's work crosses over into workaholism. Much like someone with a substance abuse problem, the drive to get another "creative high" can keep an artist chasing after professional rewards while neglecting his personal relationships.

On Vaclav Havel, Kim Jong Il and Regular Russian Citizens

Tereza Nemessanyi | Posted 02.21.2012 | World
Tereza Nemessanyi

Most people who know me know my parents defected from Czechoslovakia, and that its Velvet Revolution changed my life. I went from being "from nowhere" to "from somewhere."

Eisenhower Family Still Doesn't Like Gehry's Memorial Design

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Has the Dwight D. Eisenhower national memorial project hit a snag? The Washington Post reported Friday that members of the Eisenhowe...

Kristallnacht Memorial Ceremony

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

I wrote Tuesday about Gabriele Thimm's coordination of a memorial ceremony for Essen's Jewish community on the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht. Her...

Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Plan Incites 'Hostile' Questions

The Washington Post | Lisa De Moraes October 6, 2011 | Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

The world's most-famous architect sailed into a storm of old-fashioned Washington controversy this week. At a public conversation Wednesday at the ...

Still Living In The Material World

Olivia Harrison | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty
Olivia Harrison

In 2001, when it became evident that George was not going to live, a friend said to him, "this will be the most exciting chapter of your life." After years of speculation about the moment of death, we knew the spectre of disembodiment was actually imminent.

WATCH: 'Maus' Author On His Unconventional Masterpiece

Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

In any retelling of an event as unspeakable as the Holocaust, much will be lost in translation. With Art Spiegelman's 'Maus,' the retelling is in the ...

Opinion: One Instructor's Reflection On 9/11

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Belia Mayeno Saavedra Youth Radio ins...

Fighting to Fulfill "The Dream"

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Standing in the symbolic shadow of Dr. King offers a stark reminder of the sacrifice, vigilance and perseverance required to attain and maintain the dream of equality in our nation.

Paul Needham

A 'Made In China' Memorial For Dr. King | Paul Needham | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- To the list of iconic American symbols made in China, we can now add the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial here on the National Mall. ...

Paul Needham

Eisenhower Memorial: Frank Gehry Design Faces Opposition For Being Too Modern | Paul Needham | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- There is a long tradition, dating back to the founding of this city, of landmarks being constructed here during difficult times. The dom...

Christina Wilkie

Slain Giffords Aide May Be Honored With Permanent Capitol Memorial | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just over six months after the Jan. 8 massacre in Tucson that killed six people and injured Rep. Gabrielle GIffords (D-Ariz.), members o...

David Lohr

Onlookers Arrive In Droves At Caylee Anthony Crime Scene | David Lohr | Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Onlookers began arriving in droves Monday afternoon shortly after the jury began deliberations in the Casey Anthony murder trial. Sma...

Letter From Paris: Air France Flight 447

Beth Arnold | Posted 07.16.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

Père-Lachaise is the largest cemetery in Paris at 118.6 acres and is said to be the world's most visited home to the dead. It was with some surprise that while taking a stroll there, we came across a memorial to the victims of Air France Flight 447.

For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

Neil Mulholland | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Neil Mulholland

This week we celebrate National Park Week. The crash site of United Flight 93 sits in waiting, destined to become one of our newest national parks -- the Flight 93 National Memorial.

Moment of Glory: Snapshots From An Old Sheep's Last Day on Earth

Kathy Stevens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Stevens

It had been two days, both bitterly cold, since Aries left his stall; two days since he ate any food offered him.

Spectacles of Sympathy in America's Culture of Violence

Mark Cassello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Cassello

On Monday, January 10, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, I led a moment of silence for the victims of the tragic shootings in Arizona. As with other ...

PHOTOS: Obama At The Arizona Shootings Memorial Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama and the First Lady attended a memorial service for the victims of last weekend's shootings in Arizona on Wednesday. He met wit...

Six Americans

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


New Yorkers Remember John Lennon: Events And Recollections

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

30 years ago today, John Lennon was shot and killed outside his Upper West Side apartment. It was a chilling moment for every New Yorker who had come ...

Stewart Rally -- Why It Was Vastly Bigger Than The Beck Event

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter G. Miller

If there's one thing that's certain about the Jon Stewart rally it's that the attendance has been grossly under-counted. This is not just sour grapes...

Honoring The Memory Of A Deceased Loved One

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Bearing witness to a deceased loved one is about doing whatever it takes for you to feel that you have done your part to preserve and honor his or her memory.