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Digging up Philadelphia graves

This mid-1960s aerial view of Philadelphia's Washington Square shows the Philadelphia Athenæum, located on ground that once held the Walnut Street...

Area 51 History: Secrets Unveiled

Deep in the Nevada desert, about 180 km north of Las Vegas, lies a military base wrapped in a veil of conspiracy...

Pittsburgh Tries Prohibition

Pittsburgh loves to drink. In the early twentieth century, Pittsburgh, and western Pennsylvania, had been filled with breweries and distilleries. In fact,...

The secret Boston gang that fought the Stamp Act

The Stamp Act, which Great Britain passed in early 1765, went into effect 255 years ago this week. Many Americans know the...

Stalking North Carolina: U-Boats in the Outer Banks

World War II was fought in nearly all corners of the globe, but few recall that North Carolina saw action in 1942,...

The Tennessee Lawsuit That Remade American Politics

Anyone following this year's election knows that the courts matter -- and there may be no bigger example of this than Baker...