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Medal of Honor to be awarded to Civil War soldier

Medal of Honor to be awarded to Civil War soldier

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) --President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to an unusual recipient next month: Civil War Union soldier Alonzo H. Cushing.
Gabrielle Levy
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 15, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
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White House to host 'Big Block of Cheese Day' virtual open house on January 29

White House to host 'Big Block of Cheese Day' virtual open house on January 29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The White House is opening its virtual doors Wednesday as it hosts the very first web-based open house, which it has dubbed "Big Block of Cheese Day."
JC Finley

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013.
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Study: Time slows down for animals that live life at a fast pace

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Animals' ability to perceive time is linked to the pace of their lives and varies across different animals, a study led by U.K. and Irish researchers shows.
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.
The Issue: Political sex scandals

The Issue: Political sex scandals

The frivolity of summer was slipping away: Fears were growing National Security Agency surveillance program was nipping away at civil liberties, unrest was roiling the black community following the Zimmerman verdict in Florida and Republicans and Democrats were again sniping over the federal budget and debt ceiling.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 30, 2013.
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Former U.S. House historian dies of stroke

CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- Robert Remini, a former historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, has died of a stroke at the age of 91, the University of Illinois announced.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.
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WAP2000012002 - 20 JANUARY 2000 - WASHINGTON D.C. USA: A worker blows snow from the walk way in Lafayette Park as the statue of Andrew Jackson is blanketed with snow January 20. ts/Terry Schmitt UPI
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