Far from meaningless, Canada’s game vs. Morocco another chance for men to make history at World Cup

Coach John Herdman says Thursday’s game against Morocco is “a real opportunity for our players, for our country, to keep stepping forward,” on the men’s World Cup stage. CBC | … Read More

Holocaust survivors offered DNA test kits from New York-based Center for Jewish History to help find family

For decades, Jackie Young had been searching. Orphaned as an infant, he spent the first few years of his life in a Nazi internment camp in what is now the … Read More

Simon Schama on History of Now: ‘When you’re a grandparent, you can’t be too pessimistic’

WITH the drop in living standards, cost-of-living crisis and war in Ukraine, not to mention near daily warnings of climate-induced catastrophe, it takes an especially sunny disposition not to succumb … Read More

On this day in history, Nov. 29, 1832, ‘Little Women’ author Louisa May Alcott is born in Philadelphia

Author Louisa May Alcott, who portrayed liberated, thoughtful and independent women at a time when her message conflicted with social norms, was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on … Read More

“I had to be here extra early”: Thanksgiving weekend expected to be one of the busiest for air travel in history

Kate Cantrell and her 4-year-old daughter, Elmsley, arrived at New York’s LaGuardia airport three hours ahead of their six-hour journey home to New Mexico.  “I’m hoping we get out of … Read More

On this day in history, Nov. 24, 1874, the first commercially successful barbed wire is patented

Barbed wire is a commonly used product in agriculture, transportation and other industries.  The unique design and structure make this wire creation sturdy — and sometimes harmful to the touch.  … Read More

On this day in history, Nov. 17, 1871, National Rifle Association founded by Civil War veteran Union officers

Former Union officers, who had led the costly battlefield effort to free 4 million Americans from bondage, chartered the National Rifle Association (NRA) in New York City on this day … Read More

Austin police arrest man who stabbed sheriff’s deputy, shoplifted, has prior criminal history

An Austin, Texas man faces attempted capital murder charges after allegedly stabbing a Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office deputy several times at a supermarket in Austin on Saturday. Members of the … Read More

Yellowstone’s Cole Hauser flooded with support over ‘awe-inspiring’ post: ‘History lesson’

Yellowstone star Cole Hauser has been sent some heartwarming messages from his fans after paying tribute to 9/11 first responders in his latest Instagram post. Daily Express :: TV and … Read More

On this day in history, Nov. 8, 1864, President Lincoln defeats Gen. McClellan to win re-election

ci President Abraham Lincoln, amid the most turbulent administration and deadliest conflict in American history, defeated bitter personal rival and former Civil War Gen. George McClellan to win re-election on … Read More

‘Touching’ history behind Tutankhamun’s mask that’s hailed as ‘greatest find ever made’

A century after its discovery, the tomb of Tutankhamun is still regarded as one of the most important archaeological finds ever made. Discovered in the Valley of the Kings in … Read More

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