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What is Juneteenth? A History

This past Wednesday was Juneteenth, the most popular celebration of emancipation from slavery in the U.S. The holiday stems from the events of June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas,…


U.S. Women’s Hockey gets the gold

   For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. women’s hockey team has won the gold medal at the Winter Olympics, defeating Canada in a shootout 3-2 on Feb. 21.    Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored…