Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s controversial proclamation of Confederate History Month should help us remember the South’s rebellion for what it really was.
After restoring Confederate History Month in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell amended his proclamation to decry slavery. Both the left and the right have used the occasion to score political points, sometimes twisting the historical record to their own ends.
The lives of three prominent Civil War-era women illustrate the drama that took place off the battlefield.
Presidents, generals, and Supreme Court justices are there. But mostly, it's ordinary servicemen and women who served their country without public acclaim.
The slow economy has sustained a trend to home-cooked comfort food.
We know candidates can't be everywhere at once, but we could use a better term for their stand-ins on the campaign trail.
Recent moves seek to modify statues and plaques to reflect racist past.