President Abraham Lincoln could relate to President Donald Trump's "working vacation" away from the White House. Lincoln often retreated to his own summer cottage, where historians speculate he formed many of his ideas about how to preserve the Union.
By Gretchen Frazee, Joshua Barajas
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday anyone who wants to be the Republican presidential nominee must reject any racist group or individual, a tacit swipe at GOP front-runner Donald Trump.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Bidding farewell to their longtime colleague, the eight remaining Supreme Court justices joined family members, former law clerks and members of the public Friday in paying their respects to Antonin Scalia in a tradition-laden, solemn day at the…
By Mark Sherman, Sam Hananel, Associated Press
President Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago, just days after Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, ending the Civil War after four years. To discuss the lasting effects of both events, Jeffrey Brown talks to Martha Hodes, author of…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour shares moment of the day, a look at a less familiar Abraham Lincoln -- one without a beard. In honor of the anniversary of his death 150 years ago, hear how a letter from an 11-year-old girl…
By Dr. Howard Markel
The macabre details of Abraham Lincoln’s final hours were described in a report written by a 23-year-old Army captain named Charles A. Leale, a doctor who was at Ford's Theatre the night the president was assassinated.
By Colleen Shalby
It was 150 years ago that John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre.
It was less than a week after the end of the Civil War that John Wilkes Booth took the shot that would change America forever. One hundred and fifty years later, America celebrates the life of President Abraham Lincoln.
Can you guess which president wore these whiskers? In honor of President's Day, take our hirsute quiz.
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