The short, happy Life of Abraham Lincoln: His final days
On a day that marked a new and happy beginning to Lincoln's life, John Wilkes Booth was plotting to make it the president's last.
Are banks open on Presidents' Day? Chase, Citibank, Bank of America, more
Most banks follow the Federal Reserve System's holiday schedule and will be closed, but some will keep their doors open.
Is there mail on Presidents Day? USPS, FedEx, UPS Post Office opening hours
The federal holiday is also known as Washington's Birthday and was initially proposed to celebrate the first U.S. president.
DeSantis honored with same award as Lincoln sparks anger: "This is wrong"
The Florida governor's policies on race in education sparked backlash from community members.
An American Speaker
From the start, Speaker McCarthy began describing an American way to govern—not a Republican nor a factional way.
Lessons From the U.S. Civil War Show Why Ukraine Can't Win
During the early years of America's Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln sought a limited conflict against people he still regarded as fellow countrymen and with whom he sought reconciliation. Only after three years of stalemate did he turn to "Unconditional Surrender Grant," who in turn unleashed General William Tecumseh Sherman to "make Georgia howl" and help bring the war to its decisively violent conclusion.
Abraham Lincoln's legacy still dividing the U.S. as statue vandalized
"With increasing frequency, we have tragically seen vandalism directed against Lincoln statues, particularly in the Midwest," a historian told Newsweek.
This Thanksgiving, Give Thanks for The Principles that Bind Us Together
In the midst of this Thanksgiving season, let's remember the shared history and principles that bind us together.
Trump suggests he would crush George Washington, Abe Lincoln in election
Trump said that a prominent pollster told him if Washington and Lincoln were resurrected and ran on a combined ticket, he would defeat them "by 40 percent."
Liz Cheney Is No Abraham Lincoln
Congresswoman Liz Cheney was decisively repudiated by the Republican voters of Wyoming.
Liz Cheney's Abe Lincoln Comparison Clobbered by MAGA: 'Truly Delusional'
Former President Donald Trump's supporters called Representative Cheney "delusional" for comparing herself to Lincoln following her blowout GOP primary loss.
Lincoln's Greatest Speech Americans Have Never Heard
Speaking at a new technical college in New York, Lincoln demonstrated beyond any reasonable doubt that our Founding Fathers attacked slavery as a moral wrong.
'Extremely Rare' Letters by Abraham Lincoln and George Washington Unearthed
"A rare Davy Crockett letter that perfectly illustrates the honesty and the fire which made him a folk hero," Bonhams noted.
Juneteenth Google Doodle: Who Are the Artists Behind the Illustration?
The Doodle was created by Virginia-based father-and-son artist duo Jerome and Jeromyah Jones.
Against American Mobocracy
Today's Democrats routinely threaten the republic with mob rule if they do not get their way.
GOP Bill Aiming to Ban Critical Race Theory Contains Historical Inaccuracy
The Division of Legislative Services, a nonpartisan state agency, took the blame for the error on Friday morning.
3 Books Among Items Found in Lee Statue's Time Capsule, No Lincoln Photo
After finding a time capsule from 1887 inside a Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue, Virginia conservators opened the box, finding books, a coin and an envelope.
Crew Believes It Has Found Time Capsule That Might Contain Lincoln Photo
A newspaper article from 1887, the year the time capsule in the Robert E. Lee statue was made, says the capsule contains a picture of Lincoln in his coffin.
Rudy Giuliani Imitates Abe Lincoln in Anti-Terry McAuliffe Video
Giuliani claimed that McAuliffe sold the White House's Lincoln Bedroom "hundreds and hundreds of times to scoundrels in a pay for play scheme."
Let Frederick Douglass Point our Way Forward
Douglass' potent anti-slavery advocacy bore the influences of biblical religion, classical philosophy and the American brand of Enlightenment thought.
Robert E. Lee Statue Time Capsule Reportedly Holds Photo of Dead Lincoln
Historians doubt it is an actual photograph of Lincoln's body because the only known photo was taken in City Hall in New York on April 24, 1865.
Abraham Lincoln Animatronic at Disney World Suffers Hilarious Malfunction
The Hall of Presidents at the Magic Kingdom reopened this month after the latest occupant of the Oval Office was added, but TikTok videos show one revered statesman needs a tune-up.
Teen Crashes into Abraham Lincoln's Historic Family Home to Avoid Squirrel
"I heard a loud boom," 9-year-old witness Will Keefer said. "I looked out the window and there was a car stuck halfway through the house."
Abraham Lincoln Photo Shows President as You've Never Seen Him Before
The likes of Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Jackson and Thomas Jefferson have been brought to life thanks to modern technology.
Maryland Senate Votes to Dump Anti-Lincoln State Song After 45-Year Fight
The song's creator wrote the poem as an impassioned plea for Maryland to secede from the Union and join the Confederate battle to continue slavery, a literary historian wrote.
San Francisco School Board Dances Atop Lincoln's Grave
We might want to reflect on what this country will look like once all the "bad" names, statues, paintings and whatever else have been purged to make history as clean as a whistle—and as factually clear as mud.
What Is Presidents Day? A Brief History and Facts About the Holiday
What began as a celebration of George Washington gradually expanding to honor all presidents.
Why We Celebrate Presidents Day and Other Trivia
The holiday was initially held on on February 22, to honor the birth of George Washington, the nation's first president.
Reading Esther in Today's America
Stop me if you've heard this one before: A deeply narcissistic man somehow becomes the ruler of a large and wealthy empire.
Is This Week's Insurrection in D.C. an Opportunity for American Renewal?
We need to remind ourselves of America's higher purpose.