June 26, 2018

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to target Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to target Jupiter’s Great Red Spot By Eric Villard / Laura Betz NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the most ambitious and complex space observatory ever built, will use its unparalleled infrared capabilities to study Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, shedding new light on the enigmatic storm […]

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June 20, 2018

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29

Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29 Peter Zimonjic CBC News CANADA- Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks Senators have voted to pass the federal government’s bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal […]

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June 17, 2018

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George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives

George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives The National Archives The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal […]

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June 13, 2018

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Africa: Ghana and Cameroon engaged with China’s military

Africa: Ghana and Cameroon engaged with China’s military Ghana engaged with China in joint military exercise The 28th Escort Task Group of the Chinese Peoples’ Liberation Army Naval vessel has arrived in Ghana. This is the maiden visit of the task group and will further deepen cooperation between Ghana and China. By Robert Anane/Elizabeth Ofosu […]

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May 30, 2018

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The surnames or last names of African Americans and other ethnic groups – A look via historical newspapers

The surnames or last names of African Americans and other ethnic groups – A look via historical newspapers The United States of America is the child nation of the United Kingdom.  With this being well known, American surnames come from all over the world. Chinese surnames are the most ancient in the world, they go […]

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May 17, 2018

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A look back at the economic growth of Atlanta in the late 1980s

A look back at the economic growth of Atlanta in the late 1980s Atlanta, Georgia as seen in 1985 has changed greatly to become, in 2018, one of America’s most dynamic business and entertainment metropolitan areas. This series of newspaper articles, from the late 1980s, takes a look back on the growth of Atlanta prior to […]

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May 12, 2018

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Remember Yesteryear: 1917 The year when United Kingdom’s German royal family became British

Remember Yesteryear: 1917 The year when United Kingdom’s German royal family became British Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor and King of Prussia, ruled over the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from June 15, 1888 to November 9, 1918. He was the eldest grandchild of the Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom […]

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May 7, 2018

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ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018

ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018 Airports Council International (ACI) ACI World releases preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings Passenger traffic: Indian and Chinese airports major contributors to growth Air cargo: Volumes surge at major hubs as trade wars threaten. Release Date: April 09, 2018 Atlanta (ATL) is […]

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April 22, 2018

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How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865

How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865 The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America declared that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or […]

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April 14, 2018

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The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University

The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University Tuskegee University, formerly known as Tuskegee Institute, opened on July 4, 1881 and was founded by Lewis Adams, an influential African American entrepreneur, and began under the founding president Booker T. Washington. Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – […]

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