President Harry Truman ordered the U.S. Navy to seize oil refineries involved in a strike that stretched from coast to coast.
Workers at the "Bainport" encampment outside the Sensata Technologies plant here are in Day 22 of their civil disobedience protest against the outsourcing of their jobs.
Call it the battle of dueling mailers, with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in one corner and the nation's unions, represented by the AFL-CIO, in the other.
American Crystal Sugar appears to be losing favor in Congress at a time when the company needs it most.
In a spirited act of civil disobedience, 14 clergy, labor and community leaders were arrested for blocking access to Walmart's midwestern distribution centerin Elwood, Ill.
Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as Supreme Court justice, making him the first African American in history to hold that position.