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Army's Fort Jackson begins talks on its 100-year celebration
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The Army's largest training installation is hosting a series of lectures leading up to the celebration of Fort Jackson's 100-year anniversary in 2017. Columbia mayor Bob Coble is scheduled to give the opening remarks on Friday at 3 p.m. at the NCO Club on the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Columbia South Carolina South Carolina Andrew Jackson U.S. state English-language films Maryland North Carolina Tennessee
Plan to dig up President Polk’s body – again – stirs trouble
President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult.In a proposal that has riled some folks in Tennessee, including a very...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | James K. Polk Murfreesboro Tennessee Andrew Jackson James Buchanan United States Cemetery Mexican–American War Tennessee State Capitol
Why there's still a fight in Tennessee about where to bury President James K. Polk
First, Polk was buried in the Nashville City Cemetery, then at his home, Polk Place. Later, his remains were moved to the state Capitol afte...       
-1 points by USA Today | James K. Polk Andrew Jackson James Buchanan Sarah Childress Polk
Trump takes the wheel of 18-wheeler at the White House
President Trump hopped behind the wheel of a truck at the White House on Thursday, as he met with truckers during a healthcare event.
-1 points by The Washington Post | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Axle Andrew Jackson
Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson
NEW YORK (AP) — It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election.
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Trump to tap Alexander Acosta to be Labor Secretary
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will name Florida attorney Alexander Acosta his second nominee to be Labor Secretary on Thursday, after his first pick, Andrew Puzder lost the support of GOP senators. Trump will announce that he is tapping Acosta, at a White House  press conference. CNN and NBC were reporting the that Acosta will […]
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Trump asks about 'tremendous increases' in autism
President Trump spoke with Jane Quenneville, principal of the Kilmer Center in Fairfax, Va., during a listening session on education at the White House, Feb. 14.
9 points by The Washington Post | White House Washington D.C. President of the United States Bill Clinton Theodore Roosevelt Thomas Jefferson Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson
Intelligence officials reportedly keeping sensitive info from Trump
Intelligence officials have reportedly kept sensitive information from President Donald Trump out of concerns that The White House may be compromised by Russia and the information could fall into the wrong hands. The Wall Street Journal reported (paywall) on Wednesday that the spies are withholding the information out of a lack of trust in Trump...
2470 points by New York Post | Central Intelligence Agency President of the United States Bill Clinton White House Washington D.C. United States Intelligence Community Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson
Trump adviser defends travel ban, Democrats say it makes U.S. ‘less safe’
After the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against reinstating President Trump’s travel ban, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller on Feb. 12 defended the policy while Democratic senators continued to oppose it.
118 points by The Washington Post | Bill Clinton United States President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States Herbert Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt Washington D.C. Andrew Jackson
Yale changes name of building honoring former vice president
Yale University will rename a building commemorating Vice President John C. Calhoun after months of protests against his slave-owning past, school president Peter Salovey announced Saturday. “John C. Calhoun’s legacy as a white supremacist and a national leader who passionately supported slavery as a ‘positive good’ fundamentally conflicts with Yale’s mission and values,” Salovey wrote...
69 points by New York Post | John C. Calhoun John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren South Carolina John Adams James Monroe Quincy Massachusetts
Spicer says list of 78 terror attacks didn't get 'attention they deserved'
The White House released a list of 78 terrorist attacks they say were "underreported" after President Trump claimed that the media "doesn't want to report" on terrorism.
17 points by The Washington Post | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Terrorism Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson
White House blames media for under reporting 78 terrorist attacks
President Trump lashed out at the media for terrorist attacks that he said are "not even being reported," and the White House followed up by releasing a list of 78 terrorist attacks that it says are "under reported." Here's a look at what's on the list, and what's not.
189 points by The Washington Post | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson Theodore Roosevelt
Trump critics are writing postcards to 'President' Bannon
Yes, you read that right: "President Bannon."       
29075 points by USA Today | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Andrew Jackson
Historians throw water on comparisons of Trump to Andrew Jackson
Jackson was not the outsider he is being portrayed as by Trump's supporters.       
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Donald Trump protesters in Houston march toward Super Bowl Live
At least 300 people marched Saturday afternoon from City Hall to the Super Bowl festivities near Discovery Green in protest of President Donald Trump.
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Trump: 'We're very happy' about jobs report
President Trump said “there is a great spirit in the country” after discussing the new jobs report during a meeting with business executives on Feb. 3 at the White House.
79 points by The Washington Post | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson Theodore Roosevelt
'We expect to be cutting a lot out of Dodd-Frank,' Trump promises
During a meeting with business executives, President Trump said he expects to “be cutting a lot out of Dodd-Frank,“ on Feb. 3 at the White House.
-2 points by The Washington Post | White House President of the United States Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson Theodore Roosevelt
Letter: A border measure
A border measureThe president is, without a doubt, the epitome of a buffoon in every shape, manner and form. I thought it was illegal to shout fire in a theater albeit, in this case, the White House. But I digress.Why is there no discussion about getting Mexico to patrol its side of the border and...
1 points by Concord Monitor | President of the United States White House Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt Andrew Jackson Theodore Roosevelt
Tim Ryan: We're doing something 'terribly wrong' if Donald Trump just got elected
Rep. Tim Ryan, who is challenging House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for her leadership slot, said Friday he tells Democrats they must be doing something "terribly wrong" if President-elect Donald Trump is on his way to the White House. "What I tell Democrats is, look, we just elected Donald Trump ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Washington D.C. United States President of the United States Democratic Party Franklin D. Roosevelt Bill Clinton United States House of Representatives Andrew Jackson
Houston spoils Louisville's playoff hopes
Houston hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to shock Louisville 36-10.        
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At least nine dead in Memphis house fire
Four adults and three children died at the scene, and two other children died hours later.
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Tennessee fire official: 9 people dead after Memphis house fire; one child fighting for life in hosp
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee fire official: 9 people dead after Memphis house fire; one child fighting for life in hospital.
-1 points by The Washington Times | Tennessee Memphis Tennessee Andrew Jackson Washington D.C. Nashville Tennessee Mississippi River Chattanooga Tennessee Southern United States
7 killed, 3 hospitalized after Memphis house fire
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed four adults and three children in Memphis and injured three others. Local news outlets report that the fire began 1:30 a.m. Monday. Lt. Wayne Cooke of the Memphis Fire Department says a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Tennessee Andrew Jackson Smoke Firefighter Washington D.C. The Washington Times United States