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7 lessons from ‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson’s life and...

Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who made critical contributions to the space program at NASA, died Feb. 24 at the age of 101. Johnson became...

League of Women Voters celebrates 100 years: A look back

It took nearly 150 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed for women to fully achieve the right to vote. Once they got it,...

Civil rights in Columbus: The Vanguard League

Most of us have heard the national story of civil rights. But did you know that many cities and towns across Ohio had (and...

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns of fascism at forum

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warned of fascism in the United States during an East Lansing appearance Wednesday. She was speaking at the former...

On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, a look back...

During the half century that baseball was divided by a color line, black America created a sporting world of its own. Black teams played on...

A brief history of impeachment in America

Three American presidents have been impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives through our history; all have been acquitted by the U.S. Senate. They...

Celebrating the suffrage centennial: Three Ohio women you should know

The 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, and all women across the United States won the right to vote. Over the last...

Trump becomes 3rd president impeached by U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday night, making him the third president to be impeached in U.S. history.  Trump...

Ohio Republican congressman once tried to oust a president who played...

WASHINGTON — A president was on trial. Unpopular with leaders in Congress since the day he was elected, he made a firing decision that...
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