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History

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Texas May Limit AP History Course’s Influence

Texas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they’re rife with anti-American biases.

21 hours ago

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History Books Spark Texas Classroom Battle

As Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.

09/16/2014

Textbooks sit on the shelf. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

History Books Becoming Next Fight In Texas Schools

The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

09/10/2014

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Free Mobile App Offers Self-Guided Tours Of City

History buffs may now learn more about Dallas by using a free app launched by Preservation Dallas and The Urban Armadillos organization.

06/16/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

D-Day Artifacts Up For Auction

A flag from one of the Allied ships that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches is among the hundreds of D-Day artifacts being auctioned in New York City on Thursday.

06/05/2014

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Board To Vote On Mexican-American Studies

The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Exhibit Looks At History Behind “Indiana Jones”

A new exhibit running until August at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History looks at the real life history that is behind the “Indiana Jones” movie series.

03/06/2014

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Texas Woman Makes Roster On Men’s Professional Football Team

Jennifer Welter is a doctor, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and is now the first woman to be on the season opening roster of a men’s professional football team.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

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Kids Visit Bush Presidential Library On President’s Day

While classmates hit the books on this President’s day, fifth grade students from Carrollton’s Janie Stark elementary were learning history—hands on.

CBS 11–02/17/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

People visit the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza on November 22, 2013 in Dallas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

JFK Ceremony Attendees Mark Dark Day In Dallas History

From around the world, they flocked downtown saying the dreary weather would not keep them away… keep them from marking this dark day in Dallas’ history and indeed the nation’s.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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Bishop Shares His Connection With JFK

The man who will offer the invocation for Friday’s 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination has a special connection to the former president.

11/21/2013

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