Obama's Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical ConfluenceThe inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.
Copy Of Signed Emancipation Proclamation Sells At Auction For More Than $2 Million Only two people bid on the rare document and they were on the phone. The winner, David Rubenstein, loves American history and appreciates documents of freedom.
Tax Filing Deadline Extended Three Days To April 18, 2011Taxpayers get an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year, and they can thank the nation's capital for the extra time.
Basketball Rules, 'Emancipation' Copy Up For AuctionJames Naismith wrote the 13 rules nearly 119 years ago. The physical education instructor invented basketball as a winter activity for a YMCA in Springfield, Mass.
RFK's Copy Of Emancipation Proclamation For SaleA copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 million.