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History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: A President’s Weird Wish for a Child

Many parents secretly hope their kid grows up to become president of the United States. The odds are long; but it never hurts to dream, right? One day back in the spring of 1887, a man who actually had the job made a very strange wish … and he had no idea what fate had

Opinion

Opinion: IRS Says Biblical Teaching is Republican

In terms of popularity with the American people, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) probably ranks somewhere between rush hour traffic and dysentery and only slightly above being stuck in rush hour traffic while experiencing dysentery. Just when you think the task of collecting taxes could not be more unpopular, the IRS found a way. In

Education

Generous donation allows NAU to acquire historic Hat Ranch, offering unparalleled research and educational opportunities

The historic Hat Ranch outside of Williams has a long and storied past—FDR planned his political future there, Arabian horses roamed the land as part of the country’s largest purebred horse training operation, it was 16-year-old George W. Bush’s first job, and, long before environmental conservation became an important national topic, the Southwest’s movers and

History

Of presidents and health, history replete with secrecy, lies

Throughout American history, an uncomfortable truth has been evident: Presidents have lied about their health. In some cases, the issues were minor, in others quite grave. And sometimes it took decades for the public to learn the truth. Now President Donald Trump has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease. The White House initially said he

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