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During This Pandemic Pause, Let History Inspire Apr. 30, 2020

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Today, more than ever, it's important to remember we are part of an exceptional nation that has over... Read More

There Should Be No Secrets in a Marriage Apr. 21, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and engaged to be married to a wonderful guy who is 23. He alternates between tr... Read More

What We Need Now: A Governor of New York Apr. 08, 2020

Jamie Stiehm

When the nation plunged deep into despair and crisis, the governor of New York rose out of ashes and... Read More

Coronavirus Claims New Victims: Places and Pasts Apr. 07, 2020

Salena Zito

BROTHERSVALLEY TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania — Anyone who drives along the narrow, winding township r... Read More

Sheraton Table Has Faux Bamboo Legs Apr. 03, 2020

Antique or Junque

Q: I have enclosed a photo of an antique table that has been passed down in our family for generatio... Read More

Oak Bookshelf Has No Maker's Mark Mar. 06, 2020

Antique or Junque

Q: This is a photo of a small antique oak bookshelf. The two shelves are open, and the top shelf is ... Read More

A Family Affair in London Mar. 01, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Sharon Whitley Larsen "Look, Kalea! There's Windsor Castle! It's over 900 years old! The oldest a... Read More

Visit the Homes of Wharton and Melville in the Berkshire Mountains Feb. 22, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Steve Bergsman In 1905, Edith Wharton published what is generally considered her first great nove... Read More

A History Belle's Pick of Presidents Feb. 19, 2020

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — So, here we are on Presidents Day in Washington, the city hushed on the holiday. ... Read More

Tests For America's Democracy Lie Ahead in 2020 Jan. 08, 2020

Daily Editorials

2020 is going to be a pivotal year for America. Can we afford to lose another year before we start t... Read More

Let's Have Some Historical Perspective on Presidential Misconduct Dec. 06, 2019

David Harsanyi

This week, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee trotted out a trio of dispassionate legal expe... Read More

Cancer Cuts Dec. 04, 2019


As cancer rates increase, the number of doctors trained to treat cancer patients is declining. A new... Read More

Jurassic Meets Classic: England's Dorset Coast Dec. 01, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Gay Courter "What can you see in a day?" ask people who doubt that a cruise allows any meaningful... Read More

Don't Think Too Hard About This Nov. 27, 2019


We've all heard the admonitions about how keeping mentally active boosts overall health and longevit... Read More

The Art of Being Different in Santa Fe, New Mexico Nov. 24, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Fyllis Hockman Santa Fe, New Mexico, is more than a place. It is a spirit, an energy that enters ... Read More

Find Southwest History in Taos, New Mexico Nov. 23, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Countless art galleries line many streets of the tiny town. Reminders of its past as... Read More

The Dangers of an Imperial Presidency Nov. 21, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Throughout the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump has been pushin... Read More

Roses Blossom on Jardiniere Nov. 15, 2019

Antique or Junque

Q: This is a photo of a porcelain jardiniere that has been in our family since the early 1900s. It s... Read More

Young People Ignorant of History Nov. 13, 2019

Walter E. Williams

A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm... Read More

'American Exceptionalism' -- What, Who, Why and Really? Nov. 13, 2019

The Word Guy

Pundits, professors and presidents have been batting around the term "American exceptionalism" like ... Read More