An online survey by Reuters in 2014 found that nearly one in four Americans want their state to secede. The desire was highest — 34 percent — in the Southwest, which includes Texas.
By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline
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 Dr. Howard Markel
Can you guess which president wore these whiskers? In honor of President's Day, take our hirsute quiz.
By Nora Daly
The NewsHour takes a look at the history of presidential relationships with key generals. A foreign policy expert and a professor discuss some of the nations' most important commander-in-chief and general teams.
Ray Suarez talks with author Jean Smith about his new biography of General Ulysses S. Grant.
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