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- Houston cop says he broke into US Capitol to view 'historical art'
Tam Dinh Pham, an 18-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, was charged with knowingly entering a restricted government building and engaging in disruptive conduct.
Daily Mail. Friday, 22 Jan 2021.
- President-elect Joe Biden's Cabinet picks, top-level appointees: Full list
As he enters the White House, President-elect Joe Biden is assembling a historically diverse slate of top-level nominees.
ABC News. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Proposed Legislation Seeks to 'Protect' the U.K.'s Controversial Monuments
If passed, the new measure would make it more difficult for local councils to remove statues of polarizing historical
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Bridgerton: How Netflix made escapism 'steamy'
Set in Regency London, the show has brought historical
romance to a whole new audience.
BBC News. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Trump rebuts NY Times '1619 Project' with '1776 Report' urging schools to reject 'ideological poison'
The Trump-backed panel released a 45-page report on the state of American education in what the White House described as a "rebuttal" to "reckless" historical
accounts of the country's founding.
Fox News. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- Botanists are creating a 'family tree' to save the putrid-smelling corpse flower from extinction
The corpse flowers on view around the world are all related. To prevent inbreeding, experts are building a database with genetic and historical
data that will guide breeding programs in the future.
Daily Mail. Monday, 18 Jan 2021.
- Can You Match the Historical Divination Method to Its Description?
Forget tarot and tea leaves: See how well you know historical
divination methods like hieromancy, ornithomancy, and cledonomancy.
Mental Floss. Monday, 18 Jan 2021.
- Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor
The swearing-in of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Wednesday, will acknowledge historical
milestones as the first Latina Supreme Court justice oversees the ceremony.
Fox News. Saturday, 16 Jan 2021.
- Colourising historical photos of the civil rights movement
Jordan J Lloyd has added digital colour to black-and-white photos of Dr King and the civil rights movement.
BBC News. Friday, 15 Jan 2021.
- Making Sense of the Capitol Attack
Wednesday: Putting the events of Jan. 6 in historical
context with Lawrence Rosenthal, who has studied the right wing.
New York Times. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021.
- Stock Performance And The Political Party In Power: An Historical Look At The Past 75 Years
Stock investors are preparing for the coming blue wave. How have stocks performed whenever one party had control of Washington?
Forbes. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Carnival (CCL) Reports Preliminary Q4 Results, Stock Down
Carnival (CCL) announces that cumulative advanced bookings for second half of 2021 are within the historical
Zacks. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Charles Blow on the greatest threat to our democracy: White supremacy
The New York Times columnist reflects on the historical
antecedents of recent attacks on America's Constitutionally-protected election.
CBS News. Sunday, 10 Jan 2021.
- Higher Education Needs To Share The Blame For National Disunity
The frayed national fabric as witnessed by urban riots and the assault on the Capitol are partly the long term impact a neglect of our historical
heritage and values.
Forbes. Thursday, 7 Jan 2021.
- 5 Small-Cap ETFs & Stocks to Make the Most of January Effect
While large caps tend to perform better, small-cap securities have historically proven their outperformance in January.
Zacks. Wednesday, 6 Jan 2021.
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