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Tiny Tinian Played a Big Role in World War II’s End

In 1945, the world's first atomic bomb attacks put the remote Pacific island on the map ...
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New study sheds light on evolution of hell ants from 100 million years ago

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) An international research team co-led by Prof. WANG Bo from the Nanjing Institute of Geology ...
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DNA from an ancient, unidentified ancestor was passed down to humans living today

A new analysis of ancient genomes suggests that different branches of the human family tree interbred multiple times, and that ...
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Book Review: Here Lies Billy the Kid

David Turk plumbs the life of Billy the Kid, from his mysterious origins to the fight over his remains ...
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LEAVE THEM STANDING: Confederate monuments must remain at Gettysburg to help interpret the Civil War’s causes and consequences

This article will appear in the October 2020 issue of Civil War Times which will be on newsstands in mid-September. Get ...
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LEAVE THEM STANDING: Confederate monuments must remain at Gettysburg to help interpret the Civil War’s causes and consequences

This article will appear in the October 2020 issue of Civil War Times which will be on newsstands in mid-September. Get ...
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How Communists Became a Scapegoat for the Red Summer ‘Race Riots’ of 1919

On July 27, 1919, a white man hurled rocks at 17-year-old Eugene Williams, a Black boy who’d drifted into an ...
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75 Years Since Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb Photos

75 years after the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Japan in 1945, Military History shares a closer look at atomic ...
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At Height of the 1918 Pandemic, Schools in NYC and Chicago Stayed Open. Here’s Why

In the fall of 1918, as the deadly second wave of the influenza pandemic known as the “Spanish flu” swept ...
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Native American stone tool technology found in Arabia

(CNRS) Stone fluted points dating back some 8,000 to 7,000 years ago, were discovered on archaeological sites in Manayzah, Yemen ...
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