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Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
We need photo ID for all kinds of things -- flying, driving, buying alcohol, performing banking transactions. Why not for voting?
With Israel and the Palestinians on the brink of war, Tara Long examines the age-old conflict between the two. What are they fighting about?
Powerful things can often derive from simple principles, and this one's a doozy. It turns out the Egyptian pyramid builders were able to move the massive stones by greasing the sleds -- with water!
Tara takes a look at what our government's founding documents say about religion, and what Congress can or can't do with respect to it. Translation: Time to delve into the Establishment clause of the First Amendment.
With the terror group ISIS making a bid to overrun Iraq, the U.S. is sending 300 "military advisors" into the country. What's their job and who are they?
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