A Civil War Trust history article describing soldier life and warfare from the revolution to today
How I Fought to Be Diagnosed With Endometriosis
"For the first time since puberty, I knew my own strength."
Faux life? Why a Texas ‘pro-life’ org fought a dismemberment ban
Skeleton War: How The Salvation Army fought to survive
Bloodshed, beatings and broken limbs, fireworks, gunshots and riots are not things people associate with today’s well-respected Salvation Army. But in the early years, they were everyday occurrences in the Salvationists’ fight for survival.
How these 14 successful companies fought for their first customers
How 14 Successful Companies Fought For Their First Customers and their early struggles for success
How the Maker of TurboTax Fought Free, Simple Tax Filing
Intuit, producer of the top-selling tax software, has opposed letting the government do your taxes for free – even though it could save time and headaches for millions of filers.
How Connie Britton Fought to Make Her Characters Reflective of Real Women
Unpopular Wars in Syria and Afghanistan Must Be Fought
The wars in Afghanistan and Syria are not popular, but a responsible nation will not abandon them to satisfy mercurial public opinion.
How Washington, D.C., Fought Housing Displacement
Can community control prevent displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods?
How the Queen Fought to Marry the Love of Her Life, Prince Philip
A young Elizabeth only ever had eyes for Prince Philip
How a Sex-Worker Fought for Her Dignity in Soviet Azerbaijan
Shalala arrived in Sumqayit with a newborn child in her arms. Her husband was arrested within a year of their move to the big, industrial city, and Shalala was forced to provide for herself in a way that not too many people in 'polite' society approved of. This is her story.
New exhibit shows how New York fought WWI
“A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War” opens at state museum in Albany
The story of a doctor who lost his eyesight; fought back and helped 10,000 people with disability...
Dr Jitender Aggarwal, a dentist who lost his vision due to macular degeneration (a leading cause of severe vision loss) is on a mission to transform the lives of persons with disabilities. Today, his ...
100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in France
ROMAGNE-SOUS-MONTFAUCON, France (AP) — It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U. S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1.
No Longer Willing to be Bullied and Fracked, How One Pennsylvania Town Fought Back
by Guest Blogger, 11/10/2015 Written by Lauren McCauley. This article was first published on CommonDreams In defiance of a corporate lawsuit over a proposed fracking wastewater injection well, the citizens of Grant Township, Pennsylvania on Tuesday evening adopted the country’s first municipal charter establishing a local bill of rights—a document which codifies environmental and democratic rights, and bans such drilling activity as a violation of that…
We Have Seen Times This Dark Before—Here’s How We Fought Back
1967 offers many lessons for those who want to counter Trumpism.
How Wildfires Are Fought And What You Can Do If One Threatens You
It's only June and 2014 is already a record fire year out west. We asked a wildfire fighter how fires are fought, what causes them and what you can do if you find yourself in their path.
Here's how big-box retailers fought back against Prime Day, Amazon's biggest sales day ever
Big-box retailers didn't just stay idle on Prime Day, Amazon's biggest sales day ever.
Bosses steal billions from workers. Here's how one woman fought back.
Stealing from workers is treated a lot differently than regular theft.
Bulls give game effort but come up short in 116-113 loss to Bucks: 'I'm pretty proud of my team...
Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine each scored 24 points to lead the Bulls and after failing to score Saturday in Minnesota, Ryan Arcidiacono scored a career-high 22 points for the second straight game.