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Southern Comfort: Saying Hello to Fall in South Carolina

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When it comes to the mechanically cooled contemporary American South, this may be close to blasphemy. But here goes: Some of us do not like central air. Indoor breezes are indoor breezes, if you ask me. You might be in a mall, or at the movies, or driving around in your car.

Faces of 2 USS Monitor Crewmembers Reconstructed

AP | By STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 03.03.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- When the turret of the USS Monitor was raised from the ocean bottom, two skeletons and the tattered remnants of their uniforms were d...

The Importance of Place in the American Story

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Being on the Gettysburg Battlefield, I understood service and sacrifice to one's country in a way that I have never understood it before.