A nurse’s aide gets life imprisonment

11/02/2016 0

Gwendolyn Graham is sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of parole for killing five elderly female residents of the Alpine Manor Nursing Home near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Both Graham and her criminal and romantic […]

Martin Luther posts 95 theses

10/31/2016 0

On this day in 1517, the priest and scholar Martin Luther approaches the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, and nails a piece of paper to it containing the 95 revolutionary opinions that […]

Statue of Liberty dedicated

10/28/2016 0

The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, is dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.Originally known as “Liberty Enlightening the […]

Stuffed Turkey Breast

10/26/2016 0

By: The editors of Relish magazine When you don’t want to wrestle a big bird, make turkey breast instead. Pick up two boneless turkey breast halves (with the skin on), cut pockets into them, and […]

Charge of the Light Brigade

10/25/2016 0

In an event alternately described as one of the most heroic or disastrous episodes in British military history, Lord James Cardigan leads a charge of the Light Brigade cavalry against well-defended Russian artillery during the […]

Hostage crisis in Moscow theater

10/23/2016 0

On October 23, 2002, about 50 Chechen rebels storm a Moscow theater, taking up to 700 people hostage during a sold-out performance of a popular musical. The second act of the musical “Nord Ost” was […]

How families can cut screen time

10/18/2016 0

No matter where you look, screens are everywhere. The proliferation of easily portable tablets and smartphones means many people, adults and children alike, are never too far from the nearest screen. While that accessibility has […]

Help your body bounce back after cancer treatment

10/18/2016 0

Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy can take a toll on patients’ bodies. Though the side effects vary depending on the type of cancer and the treatment being administered, cancer patients may experience both […]

John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry

10/16/2016 0

Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), in an attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destroy the institution of […]

Wayne Gretzky breaks NHL points record

10/15/2016 0

On October 15, 1989, 28-year-old Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky breaks Gordie Howe’s points record (1,850) in the final period of a game against the Edmonton Oilers. Gretzky’s record-setting goal tied the game; in overtime […]

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