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601 Reasons Not to Set Fires

When arsonists targeted Virginia City, Nevada, in early 1871, the 601 Vigilance Committee took decisive action ...
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Tammany, a Name Associated With Corruption, Sought Fairness in Dealings With the English

The Lenape chief Tamanend was a trusted negotiator and brought peace to the Delaware Valley for 70 years ...
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October 2020 Readers’ Letters

Readers share dispatches about legendary lawman Wyatt Earp, actor Buck Taylor, Western cavalrymen and deadly gunfights ...
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Letter From Wild West — October 2020

Unlike the heroic cowboys of 1950s big- and small-screen fame, the Cowboys in real-life Tombstone, Arizona Territory, were badmen ...
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7 Fires That Changed History

Throughout history, fires have led to drastic changes in population patterns, infrastructure, and the course of world events. Here are ...
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What Is the Hatch Act and Why Was Established in 1939?

The Hatch Act was signed into law in 1939 to keep federal employees from engaging in political activities while they’re ...
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Leave Them Standing

Confederate monuments must remain at Gettysburg to help interpret the Civil War’s causes and consequences ...
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Obsessed with the Occult

Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime turned to voodoo science in their drive for supremacy. In March 1940, Hans Bender, ...
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Dino teeth research prove giant predatory dinosaur lived in water

(University of Portsmouth) A discovery of more than a thousand dinosaur teeth, by a team of researchers from the University ...
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Archaeology uncovers infectious disease spread 4000 years ago

New bioarchaeology research has shown how infectious diseases may have spread 4000 years ago, while highlighting the dangers of letting ...
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