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The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights Muslims are at the center of today’s roiling debate over religious …

The gangsters of Rome: the brutal side of the ancient city The Roman emperors created a world that seems modern but contains unspeakable horrors, …

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Stonehenge Begins to Yield Its Secrets AMESBURY, England — About 6,300 years ago, a tree here toppled over. For the ancients in this part …

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Tested Under Fire At the center of a diamond formation of Secret Service agents, Ronald Reagan stepped from the secure VIP exit of the …

How Herbie Hancock Crafted a Hip-Hop Classic By S.H. Fernando Jr. In February of 1984, most of the world had never seen anything like …

The Insane Story of the Guy Who Killed the Guy Who Killed Lincoln The fire in the tobacco barn was starting to rage, and …

The Hunting of Billie Holiday: America’s War on Drugs & Jazz From his first day in office in 1930, Harry Anslinger had a problem, …

Ross’ Remarks: Like many, I saw the new movie, “The Imitation Game” purportedly about the life and times of code breaker and computer theory pioneer, …

Ross’ Remarks: The premise is simple. A week before the Armistice that ended WWI, a decorated  “runner” for the German military was caught in …

Inside Monopoly’s secret war against the Third Reich On 29th April 1913, Christopher Clayton Hutton, who earned his pay manufacturing boxes, wrote a letter …