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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Monticello
) is a historical site just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was the estate of Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia; it is also, at his direction, the site of Mr. Jefferson's burial place. - Source: Wikipedia
Seventy-two naturalized immigrants proudly held their hands over their hearts at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Friday and pledged allegiance to America amid cheers from U.S. citizens who welcomed them — a stark contrast to the rising tensions nationwide in response to the surge of Central American immigrants crossing the U.S. border.
Workers were evacuated from a northern Indiana factory after an explosion and fire in its ductwork.
The Carlyle Group co-founder and co-CEO David M. Rubenstein will be the featured speaker at Monticello's annual Fourth of July naturalization ceremony.
State lawmakers are hosting a forum looking for ways to combat the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in the state.
A 17-year-old carrying two knives was taken into custody after schools in an eastern Iowa city were locked down.
Developers of a proposed Catskills casino say they have received a resolution of support from local lawmakers.
Xcel Energy should work to improve the "degraded" performance of its Monticello nuclear plant, a top Nuclear Regulatory Commission official said.
Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man was having an affair with the 13-year-old girl who accidentally backed over his 6-year-old daughter with a truck.
Celebrating the long-standing ties between their nations, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande on Monday toured the sweeping Virginia estate owned by Thomas Jefferson, the former American president and famed Francophile. Obama's rare out-of-town trip with a foreign leader opened two days of events marking Hollande's state visit to the United States.
A former administrator who pleaded guilty to defrauding hospitals in Wyoming and Indiana must serve more than 10 years in prison, a federal judge ordered Monday.
A Florida Panhandle man has been charged in the death of his 6-year-old daughter, who authorities say was run over by a truck.
Thomas Jefferson's elder daughter and only long-surviving child, Martha, deserves a biography for two reasons, says historian Cynthia A. Kierner, the author of this prodigiously researched and beautifully written book.
Most Americans celebrate Thomas Jefferson as the author of the Declaration of Independence and one of the illustrious Founding Fathers who ornamented the presidency in our republic's fledgling years. Famously, though, the accomplishments he chose for his grave were authoring the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom and founding the University of Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson wrote "all men are created equal" to declare U.S. independence from Britain, yet he was also a lifelong slave owner who freed only nine of his more than 600 slaves during his lifetime.
In a book due out Thursday, eminent scholars say it's unlikely that Thomas Jefferson fathered Sally Hemings' children, disputing a decade's worth of conventional wisdom that the author of the Declaration of Independence sired offspring with one of his slaves.