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July 4, 2018
George Washington, pictured here by painter Gilbert Stuart, could not tell a lie - he liked to have a drink, or two. Special to Forum News Service
Want to drink like a Founding Father? Try a Portuguese wine
July 4, 2018 - 7:15am
May 29, 2018
Trucks sitting on the lot of Fitzgerald glider truck dealership.  (Kyle Dean Reinford/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here's why few want an $80,000 job.
May 29, 2018 - 10:43am
May 21, 2018
File photo from 2011. While wearing the Union Jack, Sally Marella, a tourist from Suffolk, England, smiles while watching the royal wedding in Times Square in New York on April 29, 2011. It is estimated that over 2 billion people tuned in around the world to watch the wedding between now their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Ashley Gilbertson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
May 21, 2018 - 12:40pm
March 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Resurrection
March 29, 2018 - 9:30am
February 25, 2018
George Washington. Library of Congress.
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
January 19, 2018
Reader Opinion: Lost
January 19, 2018 - 7:30am
January 3, 2018
Kentucky Utilities’ coal-fired generating plant in Ghent, Ky., April 18, 2014. Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of coal, even in coal country. (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
January 2, 2018
America's forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave?
January 2, 2018 - 8:08pm
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 30, 2017
Image from Rachel Titiriga via Flickr
A lot of Americans believe in ghosts. But what do their ghost stories actually tell us?
October 30, 2017 - 5:09pm
October 26, 2017
Gaby Osegueda is a Lyft driver in the San Francisco Bay area. Although she and her husband bring home almost $100,000, they had to leave the city they love to find cheaper housing. Heather Long/The Washington Post.
Is $100,000 middle class in America?
October 26, 2017 - 10:24am
October 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Guns in America
October 6, 2017 - 6:30am
September 25, 2017
Reader Opinion: How did we get here?
September 25, 2017 - 8:30am
September 21, 2017
Opinion: Of thee they sing with feeling
September 21, 2017 - 7:30am
July 29, 2017
Minnesota Military Museum curator Doug Thompson explains the details of the restored Sherman Jumbo tank that will take its place on a new cement pedestal at the Camp Ripley museum. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Operation Jumbo Job: Minnesota Military Museum restores rare Sherman tank
July 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
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