It is a hundred years since some 750 men and women threw up barricades and seized strong points in downtown Dublin, to be joined by maybe a thousand more.
Purim festivities emphasize the historic struggle of a people for survival and pride, and this takeaway from the holiday can't be forgotten.
On St. Patrick's Day, devoted to honoring the Irish heritage, we pause to remember Kevin Gerard Barry.
Bacardi is a multi-national entity, not a U. S. corporation. Its headquarters are in Bermuda, a tax-free haven for corporate profits.
I opened my copy of the New York Times to find an article titled, "After 60 Years, B-52's Still Dominate the U.S. Fleet."
A close examination of the books of many former U.S. enterprises in Cuba would show a whole lot of questionable activity.
For Cubans, January 1, 1959, marks the "triumph of the revolution." That day revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro gained state power.
On December 20, 1777, the Kingdom of Morocco became the first country in the world to recognize U.S. independence.
On December 17, 1790, 225 years ago, one of the wonders of the Western Hemisphere was uncovered.
Forty-seven women in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital, drove their cars in a 14-car convoy to protest the driving ban.