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Jul 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
How did the United States become the world's biggest jailer?
Jul 15, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
America's Pastime is rich with fables and the occasional falsehood.
Jul 8, 2015 10:22 AM ET // AFP
More than 1,000 Americans died in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943, while the entire Japanese garrison of 4,800 was wiped out.
Jul 7, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Anti-vaccination protests date back over 150 years, and are likely to remain with us. Here's why.
Jul 4, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Festivities have varied in the years, but several mainstays have emerged while other patriotic pastimes have gone out of style.
Jul 2, 2015 02:11 PM ET // Discovery News
Latino comedians skewer Americans' tendency to get drunk on Cinco de Mayo without knowing, or caring, what it's about. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The Supreme Court's ruling that gay people have a nationwide right to marry is the culmination of a long, bumpy history of gay rights in the United States.
Jun 26, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Think the Confederate flag is a symbol of Southern pride and resistance? Guess again.
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