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Tiger Woods to make PGA Tour return at Memorial Tournament

Added: 09.07.2020 15:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Tiger Woods will make his first PGA Tour start since February at next week's Memorial Tournament.


Vandals cut down 9/11 Memorial flagpole in New York village

Added: 09.07.2020 14:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Police in New York have launched an investigation after a flagpole at a memorial honoring five firefighters who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks was cut down by vandals. 


Mexican president visits memorials in US

Added: 08.07.2020 17:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador began his trip to the United States — his first foreign trip as president — with visits Wednesday to the Lincoln Memorial and the statue of Benito Juarez, a former president and national hero in Mexico. (July 8)


Frederick Douglass Would Defend the Jefferson Memorial

Added: 08.07.2020 13:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lucian Truscott is the sixth-generation great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson. Truscott seems to think his family history (being a direct descendant of the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president) gives him all credibility to call for the Jefferson Memorial to be removed.

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Window into Texas virus surge: A widow's death

Added: 08.07.2020 5:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas have more than doubled in two weeks, and some city leaders warn health facilities could soon be overwhelmed. The Associated Press visited Houston's United Memorial Medical Center to see the effect of the surge. (July 8)


The Fierce Fight Over America's Ideals and History

Added: 06.07.2020 13:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

Americans do more than tolerate calls to live up to our highest ideals. We embrace them. Martin Luther King knew that when he spoke at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. "When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men would be guaranteed the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. ... So we have come to cash this check."

Public health experts urge caution ahead of July Fourth as U.S. hits record number of cases

Added: 03.07.2020 15:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

"Your patriotic duty this July Fourth is to stay home," said a hospital official in Houston, where the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has nearly quadrupled since Memorial Day.

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Trump set for another massive event during a pandemic

Added: 03.07.2020 11:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Friday to celebrate an early Fourth of July at a gathering of an estimated 7,500 people during a global pandemic.

The US is more alone than ever, just at the moment the world needs its leadership

Added: 28.06.2020 6:41 | 5 views | 0 comments

London (CNN)The United States is in uncharted territory, on an exponential path to becoming a Covid-19 pariah and an unreliable ally to its friends. America's fall in global esteem is turning into an international horror show as the world watches the superpower struggle to match the efforts of many poorer nations to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. Three-and-a-half years of President Donald Trump in office has changed America's international reputation and perhaps its future role in a way that seemed unimaginable when he took the oath of office on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial on January 20, 2017. He set the tone in the drizzle that day: "We must protect our borders from the...

DC protesters criticize Emancipation Memorial

Added: 26.06.2020 19:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

Calls are intensifying for the removal of the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C. It depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln's feet - optics that jar and offend many in a nation confronting racial injustice through a fresh lens. (June 26)


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