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How did the United States become the world's biggest jailer?
America's Pastime is rich with fables and the occasional falsehood.
More than 1,000 Americans died in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943, while the entire Japanese garrison of 4,800 was wiped out.
Anti-vaccination protests date back over 150 years, and are likely to remain with us. Here's why.
Festivities have varied in the years, but several mainstays have emerged while other patriotic pastimes have gone out of style.
Latino comedians skewer Americans' tendency to get drunk on Cinco de Mayo without knowing, or caring, what it's about. Continue reading →
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.
Think the Confederate flag is a symbol of Southern pride and resistance? Guess again.
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