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Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 05:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A visitor to Seattle says a stranger attacked him with an AIDS-infected needle, but it may be an urban legend. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Each new Jack the Ripper suspect seems very convincing and compelling, until the next one comes along and seemingly closes the case. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 09:31 AM ET
In the news has been the Supreme Court's ruling that, as regards closely held corporations, the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. What does it all mean? Trace looks at the case.
Jul 16, 2014 09:41 AM ET
Trace examines the controversy in recent years surrounding Boy Scout troop leaders and includes a primer on the organization's founding and modern principles.
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
After three months of searching and $40 million, Malaysian Airline Flight 370 remains missing and may never be found. Continue reading →
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