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  • In Pictures Sarah Palin bus tour

    Ellen Goethel (r.) talks about lobsters with former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and her family during their visit to Yankee Seafood Cooperative in Seabrook, N.H., on June 2. Ms. Palin began a 'One Nation' bus tour in Washington on May 29, renewing speculation that she would join the still unsettled Republican presidential contest.

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  • 9-11 memorial: Priceless at any cost? (+video)

    The September 11 memorial and museum will require a $60 million-a-year operating budget. Some argue the federal government can't afford such a hefty price tag, while others say the meaning behind the memorial is worth any cost.

  • In Pictures Sarah Palin bus tour

    Ellen Goethel (r.) talks about lobsters with former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and her family during their visit to Yankee Seafood Cooperative in Seabrook, N.H., on June 2. Ms. Palin began a 'One Nation' bus tour in Washington on May 29, renewing speculation that she would join the still unsettled Republican presidential contest.

  • Sarah Palin bus tour: Todd Palin's perspective on 2012 election

    Sarah Palin bus tour: Todd Palin's perspective on 2012 election

    Sarah Palin's husband, Todd (aka 'First Dude') tells reporters covering the Palin family bus tour that it's Sarah's decision to run or not in 2012.

  • From 'Glory' to 'Gone With the Wind,' fascination with Civil War endures

    From 'Glory' to 'Gone With the Wind,' fascination with Civil War endures

    The Civil War, which began 150 years ago Tuesday, has long been a potent theme in film – highlighted by the release of a new Civil War film by Robert Redford Friday.

  • Gallery Famous US monuments and memorials

    African-American Civil War Memorial: Located in Northwest Washington, D.C., this memorial is dedicated to the 209,145 African-American soldiers and sailors who fought for the Union in the Civil War. It features “The Spirit of Freedom,” a bronze circular sculpture, and a plaque carved with the names of those who served in the war.

  • Why US parks put land purchases on hold

    Why US parks put land purchases on hold

    Some 1.8 million acres inside and abutting national parks are at risk of development.

  • Civil War buffs couldn't see history for the trees

    Civil War buffs couldn't see history for the trees

    National parks clear trees from original battlefield 'sight lines,' delighting (and appalling) students of history.