This weekend, Americans celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the day in 1776 when our Founding Fathers declared the separation of the 13 colonies from the Kingdom of Great Britain and established a new nation.
A 20-year-old man was named as a suspect Friday in a gunfight that erupted on Bourbon Street, killing one bystander and wounding nine others on the thoroughfare of nightspots that is one of the city's biggest tourist draws.
As we celebrate the birthday of our nation, a happy summer day of patriotic flag-waving and bicycle parades, it’s a good time to recall what makes our country special, why people from all over the world risk everything to come to our shores.
From his criticism of the Federal Reserve to his mean libertarian streak, Sen. Rand Paul is certainly his father's son. But on the issue of Israel, the Kentucky Republican falls far from the tree. Or at least, he'd like voters to think so.
The excitement Rodney Hilton Brown felt as a young boy searching for rusty Revolutionary War relics in forgotten Philadelphia attics has only deepened in his obsessive quest for iconic artifacts that tell the story of America’s bravery and courage on the bloody battlefields of World War II.