Remember Italian Hall: Where 73 Died On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, 1913, 73 people died in a stampede after a false cry of Fire! at a children's Christmas party in northern Michigan. There was no fire and the event marked the turning point in a bitter labor dispute in a large mining community. Two questions always arise: How could such a thing happen and why has… » 12/24/14 11:10am Wednesday 11:10am

The 80s Air Traffic Controller Strike Makes The Sequester Look Lame

Last week, air traffic controllers across the country were furloughed as a result of budget cuts by the federal government known as the sequester. Delays mounted quickly, but service was speedily restored when Congress realized they were inconvenienced slightly. What would happen, though, if this went on longer? » 5/04/13 12:00pm 5/04/13 12:00pm