Abraham Lincoln

Body double ‘helped Tupac fake his death’
Tupac Shakur
In Brief

Body double ‘helped Tupac fake his death’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Sep 2020
Abraham Lincoln's contested legacy: emancipator or tyrant?
Abraham Lincoln's statue
In Depth

Abraham Lincoln's contested legacy: emancipator or tyrant?

As the US prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of the president's assassination, historians still don't agree
14 Apr 2015
Executive orders: how a US president can rule by decree
Barack Obama announced executive actions in the US
In Depth

Executive orders: how a US president can rule by decree

Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history
21 Nov 2014
Would Abe have welcomed President
In Brief

Would Abe have welcomed President

Barack Obama’s hero would have been shocked by today’s inauguration of a black man as president
20 Jan 2009