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Nov 27, 2015 07:11 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Parsnips, turnips, carrots, onions, garlic, beans, leeks and venison was likely on the table of the feast (which was in September).
Nov 24, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two presidential candidates have claimed they saw American Muslims cheering after the 9/11 attacks. They did not, but there are psychological reasons they may have thought they did.
Nov 24, 2015 09:38 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The idea of a feast of thanks certainly wasn't invented by the settlers at Plymouth.
Nov 23, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
How has America's relationship with socialism evolved? And how did socialism acquire such a negative connotation in American politics?
Nov 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The top ten political dynasties in America include both famous and not so well known families.
Nov 11, 2015 07:10 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The salute probably developed as an alternative to raising a hat. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2015 06:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News and social media reports during Halloween claimed that tainted candy had been found. But is it true? Continue reading →
Oct 31, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
From the Vanishing Hitchhiker to the Overlook Hotel, we track five famous ghost stories from folklore to the screen.
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