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    Battlefield Daily Almanac: October 24, 2014

    By Bob Frost / Writer and Publisher

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    Amazing Video: Hero Dogs in action

    Brad Popkin / Scout.com

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    Video: Weapons drop to Kurds seized by ISIS

    Steffani Jacobs / Assistant Editor

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    The Immortal Cowboy

    Rick Shefchik / Contributor

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    BOMBS AWAY: ISIS BEFORE AND AFTER AIRSTRIKE

    Dan Bova / Scout.com

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    Alcatraz: The Devil’s Prison

    Bob Frost / Contributor

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  • 04.

    Battlefield Daily Almanac: October 24, 2014

    By Bob Frost / Writer and Publisher

    Full Story
  • 05.

    Amazing Video: Hero Dogs in action

    Brad Popkin / Scout.com

    Full Story
  • 06.

    Video: Weapons drop to Kurds seized by ISIS

    Steffani Jacobs / Assistant Editor

    Full Story
  • 01.

    The Immortal Cowboy

    Rick Shefchik / Contributor

    Full Story
  • 02.

    BOMBS AWAY: ISIS BEFORE AND AFTER AIRSTRIKE

    Dan Bova / Scout.com

    Full Story
  • 03.

    Alcatraz: The Devil’s Prison

    Bob Frost / Contributor

    Full Story
The Coast Guard and the Infamous Rumrunners

The Coast Guard and the Infamous Rumrunners

Prohibition pitted seamen-turned-smugglers against a U.S. Coast Guard forced to reinvent itself.

Jefferson’s War

Jefferson’s War

A fading Mediterranean fiefdom was threatening war if America didn’t pay tribute. Newly elected President Thomas Jefferson chose to fight.

Stealing Abraham Lincoln

Stealing Abraham Lincoln

A gang of crooks was determined to hold the remains of the 16th president for a ransom from the government. The plot never really thickened.

‘I Feel Bully’: Theodore Roosevelt

‘I Feel Bully’: Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was a ‘bully’ president—vigorous, assertive, often overbearing—and he ushered in the age of big government in Washington and big American commitments abroad. We take a look back on the 26th president on his 156th birthday.

Transcontinental Railroad: River of Iron

Transcontinental Railroad: River of Iron

American history changed forever on May 10, 1869, when a telegrapher in northern Utah tapped out the word “done” to the world, signifying that the final spike had been hammered in joining railroads from the east and west.

Battlefield Daily Almanac: October 21, 2014

Battlefield Daily Almanac: October 21, 2014

By winning the Battle of Sekigahara on this date in 1600, a man named Tokugawa took a large step toward becoming shogun - supreme general – of Japan.

Trivia Tuesday: Civil War Strategy

Trivia Tuesday: Civil War Strategy

Think you know your history? Try and answer this question without Googling!

Greatest action movie one-liners

Greatest action movie one-liners

Here are some of the greatest one-liners to ever come out of your favorite Hollywood action flicks.

Stonewall Jackson: Lee's Right Arm

Stonewall Jackson: Lee's Right Arm

Brilliant and eccentric, Stonewall Jackson’s tactics were to ‘mystify, mislead, and surprise.’

PT Boats: The Navy's blue-collar vessel

PT Boats: The Navy's blue-collar vessel

PT boats played a "decisive role" in the Allied victory in the Pacific during World War II, says Gen. Douglas MacArthur in his memoirs. Despite MacArthur's claim, the legacy of the PT boat has proven to be somewhat more complex than he suggests.

The Haunted History of the White House

The Haunted History of the White House

The Executive Mansion isn't just home to the First Family. It's also home to a variety of...ghosts.

The Manhattan Project and Einstein's Warning

The Manhattan Project and Einstein's Warning

At the dawn of the nuclear age, Albert Einstein was pressed into service to persuade President Franklin Roosevelt to accelerate the work that became the Manhattan Project.