A "large portion" of a famed Magnolia tree planted on the south grounds by President Andrew Jackson will be removed because it is weak and poses a safety risk, the White House said Tuesday.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
During last year's campaign, Donald Trump praised Jackson, the nation's seventh president, for his "history of tremendous success" and said the decision to replace him with Tubman was "pure political correctness."…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Here's what happened when no candidate appeared to have a majority after Election Day.
By Associated Press
Of the nearly two dozen major candidates running for president, the ones getting the most attention are the political outsiders. Is this a rare situation, or have American voters seen this before? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historians Michael Beschloss…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's Morning Edition, explores a chapter of American history that isn't well known: how the United States expanded into the Deep South after the Revolutionary War. Inskeep joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his new book, "Jacksonland:…
By Holly Ramer, Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. — The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
Historian Michael Beschloss discusses his book, "Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989," which delves into how presidents arrived at decisions during difficult times.
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