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A People's Holiday of the United States

John K. Herr | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

President Obama today thanked the American people for "standing up to oppression" by protesting the Columbus Day holiday. He vowed to take aggressive action to "right the wrongs of our current outmoded holiday calendar" as we "embark on a new era of fairness and equality."

Fireworks in the Fog

Will Durst | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Happy 237th birthday, America. Just want to say that in the right light, you don't look a day over 195. Although sometimes you still act like you're 137.

New Year's Babies Throughout History

Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Linda Rosenkrantz

If you're shopping for New Year's baby names, there are several possible ways to go... But you could also go down the namesake path, paying tribute to a notable bearer of a name you happen to like, one who entered the world on New Year's Eve or Day.

Guess The Artist Who Created This American Flag: ANSWER

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Yesterday we showed you an image of this artwork and asked you to guess the American artist, but only a third of you correctly identified the artist a...

Guess The American Artist

Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts

Well-known for their engagement with civil rights and the Black Power movement, this African American artist created this version of the American flag...

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Star Is Your State?

The Huffington Post | Chris Spurlock | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

June 14 is known around the country as Flag Day, a celebration of the Second Continental Congress' adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official f...

The Jig Is Up, Betsy Ross

Cristen Conger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cristen Conger

With the Fourth of July upon us, Americans thankfully have something do with all of those leftover flags we bought for the World Cup and wept into las...

What So Proudly We Hail (video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gregory

Times may change but he American Flag remains undaunted, ready to solicit a tear of joy, surge of pride, or a blast of an anthem at her spot-lit presence.