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What Donald Trump And Andrew Jackson Do — And Don’t — Have In Common

What Donald Trump And Andrew Jackson Do — And Don’t — Have In Common

The 45th president will be visiting the grave of Andrew Jackson this week.
Here’s The Pollution The EPA Had To Contend With When It Started

Here’s The Pollution The EPA Had To Contend With When It Started

31 apocalyptic photos of American pollution in the 1970s.
98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Accused Of Nazi War Crimes Faces Extradition

98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Accused Of Nazi War Crimes Faces Extradition

Authorities allege that Michael Karkoc burned down Polish villages and ordered the slaughter of civilians.
The Silk Road May Not Have Started The Way We Think, New Research Says

The Silk Road May Not Have Started The Way We Think, New Research Says

The Silk Road was made possible by the ancient efforts of sheep herders, new research finds.
The Vietnam War As Seen By Its Fearless Photographers

The Vietnam War As Seen By Its Fearless Photographers

While the quagmire may have technically ended some time ago, in many veterans' and war photographer's hearts, the Vietnam War rages on.
The Quiet Tragedy Behind The Invention Of Coca-Cola

The Quiet Tragedy Behind The Invention Of Coca-Cola

John Pemberton struggled with addiction for much of his life. Somewhere along the way, this addiction spurred invention.
Photographers Preserve Every Inch of Sistine Chapel In Astounding Detail

Photographers Preserve Every Inch of Sistine Chapel In Astounding Detail

In order to aid future preservation efforts, this photography is so detailed that the brushstrokes are visible.
Archaeologists Find Two Male Victims Of Black Death Holding Hands In Shared Grave

Archaeologists Find Two Male Victims Of Black Death Holding Hands In Shared Grave

The two men were found with their fingers entwined in each other's hands.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: When The Jews Fought Back Against The Nazis

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: When The Jews Fought Back Against The Nazis

Approximately 1,000 Jews would clash with the Nazis over the course of four brutal weeks.
Giant Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Found Underneath Cairo Slum

Giant Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Found Underneath Cairo Slum

Archaeologists have discovered a colossal buried statue of Ramses the Great.
This Week In History, Mar. 5 – 11

This Week In History, Mar. 5 – 11

America's first colonists, "unknown human" skulls unearthed, Holocaust survivor rooms with Nazis' granddaughter, ISIS loots Assyrian palace, secret ancient Egyptian texts.