On June 6th, 1944, 156,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy.
Today marks the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. That peaceful student pro-democracy protest is mostly remembered now for the indelible image of one brave, unarmed protester standing defiantly in front of a Chinese Army tank, as if daring it to roll over him.
I’ve often spoken of how much I was inspired when I was a kid by NASA...
We got good advice at the beginning of our marriage...
That all really did happen in the 1st century...
Thanks to reader Dwight Kreick for calling this story to my attention and allowing us all to give a final, grateful Huck’s Hero salute to an overlooked American hero.
Tuesday, former First Lady Barbara Bush passed at home at 92, just one day after her office released an announcement that she had decided to decline further hospital treatment and go home.
Sad news from the show business world...
I’m sad to have to report the death of a longtime radio icon.
April 11 was Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel. But since holidays in the Jewish calendar begin at sunset, the traditional moment of silence was observed at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Wednesday morning at the Georgia State Capitol, ex-Governors Nathan Deal and Sonny Perdue paid tribute to former Senator and Governor Zell Miller, who died last weekend at 86.
We’ve lost another familiar face from TV days gone by...
When the news broke that Billy Graham had died, my first reaction was “Now there’s a real example of ‘Fake News.’”
Sadly, it appears there will be no future reunion shows for the classic sitcom “Frasier”: John Mahoney has passed away in Chicago at 77.
Last weekend, America lost a man who’s been part of our daily lives for an astonishing 68 years. That’s how long cartoonist Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” has been appearing in the comics pages.
Saturday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 (it’s marked on different dates in different nations, for instance, Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel is in April).
Congratulations to HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines of “Fixer Upper,” who recently announced that they’re expecting their fifth child. Of course, being Christians and celebrities, this blessed event can’t just be celebrated, it also must be criticized by a bunch of leftist busybodies with Twitter accounts.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s especially vital to remember his legacy this year because 2018 marks 50 years since his assassination.
Today, we snap one last, giant Huck’s Hero salute to a genuine American icon: John Young, who spent 42 years in NASA’s space program, becoming the longest-serving US astronaut in history, died Friday in Houston at 87.
This week, I’m recounting “Simple Christmas” stories shared with me a few years ago by my radio listeners. One thing we all learned from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is that it’s not how fancy your tree is that matters, it’s the love it represents. A radio listener of mine named Vicky from California sent me a beautiful story that illustrates that as well as Charles M. Schulz did.
Recently, police officers have become targets of hatred, assaults and even deadly violence. Right now is a perfect time to stop and reflect on the many ways in which police officers and other first responders such as firefighters and EMTs give up their holidays so that we can enjoy ours in safety.
A few years ago, inspired by my book “A Simple Christmas,” I asked listeners of my radio show to share their favorite family Christmas memories. Today’s story shows us that Dr. Seuss was right: Christmas is not something that comes from a store. Christmas means a whole lot more.
This week, I’m sharing family stories inspired by my book "A Simple Christmas" and sent to me a few years ago by my radio listeners. Warning: today’s is not for the weak of stomach.
Merry Christmas! I hope this holiday and the coming year bring happiness and good health to you and your loved ones. I also hope you’re enjoying these “Simple Christmas” stories shared a few years ago by my radio listeners.