AP (June 26, 2012) One of the rare, original copies of the Emancipation Proclamation has sold at a New York auction for more than $2 million. The 1863 document signed by President Abraham Lincoln ordered all slaves to ... watch video
AP (Aug. 6, 2014) Historians have confirmed through handwriting analysis that a pro-slavery book once donated to a Central Illinois library was once read by Abraham Lincoln when he was a practicing lawyer. (Aug. ... watch video
Washington Post (Jan. 10, 2015) Lasers may help reveal old secrets of President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington, where the Emancipation Proclamation was born.
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Apr. 27, 2015 A common spinal disease could be the result of some people's vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine, sharing similarities in shape to a non-human primate. The research suggests that the ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 This map provides a picture of the nation's geologic basement. More than 80 pieces of crust have been added to the nation's basement since the Earth began preserving crust about 3.6 billion years ... read more
Apr. 23, 2015 Geoscientists are using a new simulation to condense a period lasting millions of years to explain the formation of the high-lying valleys in the south-eastern end of the Tibetan Plateau: the true ... read more
Apr. 21, 2015 The good relationship between humans and dogs was certainly influenced by domestication. For long, it was assumed that humans preferred particularly tolerant animals for breeding. Thus, cooperative ... read more