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News
JFK's Wartime Diary Sells for $718,750
The 61-page document contains thoughts on Stalin, Hitler, and Kennedy's political ambitions.... READ ON
List
10 Things We Learned About Kim Jong-Un From His Classmates
6. He would not tolerate cold spaghetti.... READ ON
Big Question
Can One Take an Oath of Office With Anything Other Than a Religious Article?
Quizzes
Sort These U.S. Politicians by their Office
List
14 Secrets of Secret Service Agents
They have ways of keeping tabs on you, and one of them is probably in your desk drawer right now.... READ ON
Politics
Why America Obsesses Over the President’s First 100 Days in Office
Would you want to be compared to the man who legalized beer in his first 100 days in office?... READ ON
Big Question
Did William Henry Harrison Really Die of Pneumonia?
People are still torn over the belief that the ninth president died of pneumonia after not wearing a coat to his inauguration.... READ ON
Live Smarter
A New Facebook Feature Can Connect You With Your Representatives
Piggybacking on its popular "I Voted" stickers, the social media giant wants to boost civic engagement.... READ ON
Animals
How China Uses Its Pandas as Diplomacy Tools
A panda loan costs a foreign nation $1 million a year.... READ ON
Politics
Democrats and Republicans Are Equally Willing to Admit When They’re Wrong, Study Says
“A whole lot of people … are very intellectually arrogant about the positions they have, on both sides of the aisle.”... READ ON
Live Smarter
This App Helps You Read a More Diverse Range of Political News
It's easy to get caught in an ideological bubble when you're reading news online and from social media. Read Across the Aisle shows you what else is out there.... READ ON
TV
How Seinfeld Reruns Made Steve Bannon Rich
Serenity now!... READ ON
History
The Accidental First Female Senator
Call it a combination of bad luck and sheer doggedness.... READ ON
Books
High School Teacher's Theory Frames 'The Wizard of Oz' as a Political Parable
Was the classic fairytale meant to be a metaphor for the Gilded Age?... READ ON
List
6 Modern Societies Where Women Rule
Who runs the world? In these six societies: Girls.... READ ON
Big Question
What Does a U.S. Ambassador Really Do?
The answer depends a lot on whether you bought your way into the job.... READ ON

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