Are women guaranteed a constitutional right to serve their country in direct active- military combat? Lyle Denniston looks at a lawsuit that seeks to break the glass ceiling on the battlefield.
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Why is former President Martin Van Buren trending in Google and getting a lot of play on Twitter? It’s because a young boy dropped Van Buren’s name on a popular talk show.
This Memorial Day weekend starts with the day 225 years ago that the Constitutional convention started in Philadelphia. The event called for a five-minute walk over to Independence Hall, from our offices at the National Constitution Center, to see a key artifact.
Looking back to 225 years ago, it’s hard to imagine what it would be like to arrive in Philadelphia by May 25th, to set the course of a new nation. For starters, the delegates had to find lodging for months – without the help of Expedia or hotels.com.
The presumptive GOP nominee, Mitt Romney, got an earful from possible voters in Philadelphia on Thursday, as he attended an education forum.