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After years of discussion and over half a century of waiting, the United States has finally honored the Americans who helped fight World War...

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Mount Agung in Bali is currently on the verge of eruption, and more than 100,000 people have been evacuated. However, one of us (Dian)...

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Ram Singh, 17, earns just one dollar from the 100 cups of tea he makes every day outside Delhi railway station, but each evening,...

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Old-timey dolls can be creepy, but Robert the Doll might be the creepiest. For one, he’s life-sized and dressed in an actual child’s clothing. For...

What Inspired ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’?

History.com - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow resurfaces every year around Halloween. Washington Irving's 1820 tale of a headless horseman who terrorizes the real-life village of...

Why Do Presidents Get Their Own Libraries?

Over the years, millions of public and private dollars and ostensibly, man hours, have been spent curating these institutions. Which begs the question: why? Franklin...

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CNN - Maybe you could stand to live in a world without honey. But what about almonds, pears, avocados, grapes and -- dare we...

Pride and prejudice? The Americans who fly the Confederate flag

The Guardian - It was 1957 when little Lindy Luby’s great-uncle showed up at her house near Benton, Mississippi, where the family had lived for...

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