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As we approach the celebration of America's 239th year of independence, Americans can learn about their revolutionary past from many sources, including an unexpected one: musical theatre.
No one is arguing for complete equality of income. Not even close. We celebrate the success of the One Percent, and rightly so. All we ask, especially in this time of giving, is for the compassion, the humility, the shared experience that existed only a few decades ago.
Here are some trivia questions relating to the Declaration of Independence. See how you do with them.
It's time to switch things up, America! This year, forget the same old parties and boring routine. Here are 1776 reasons
The 4th of July might commemorate the independence of our country -- but it also serves as a bitter reminder that in 1776, the country that I love had no place for me in it.
George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River. Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. The 61st reenactment of it was staged Wednesday.
Gen. George Washington, played by John Godzieba, center, walks with his troops across a bridge after the group of re-enactors
Slippers or socks? For me, as the years went on and I grew into my own, I realized just how creative--and downright busy
D.C. used to be a company town and that company was the federal government. But as cities such as Detroit are now figuring out, to thrive, you have to diversify.
What will tackle the biggest social, health or economic problems in each country? Philanthropic missions? Innovative technology? Or a version of Bill Gates in each region of the world?
Bay area audiences recently had an opportunity to experience revivals of two celebrated works which, several decades after their world premieres, seem to have lost some of their appeal. Though something was missing at the core of each show.
The show ended after three years, something Howard said is probably a good thing. "I had a feeling by the end of the third
A Tony Award winner in its Broadway debut in 1969, the show boasts music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone that transform a story that we might have considered familiar into something magical and new.
It's a simple question -- perhaps so basic that it's been overlooked. How old were the key participants of the American Revolution?
Obama pointed to the U.S.' role as a "beacon of hope" to those who value liberty, opportunity, peace and freedom, among other