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This Week In History News, Oct. 15 – 21

This Week In History News, Oct. 15 – 21

Serial killer denied appalling burial request, fossilized teeth that could change history uncovered, U.S. knowledge of Indonesian genocide revealed.
How The War On Drugs Made The U.S. Into A Prison State, In One GIF

How The War On Drugs Made The U.S. Into A Prison State, In One GIF

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and it's still climbing.
When You Die, You’ll Know You’re Dead, Say Scientists

When You Die, You’ll Know You’re Dead, Say Scientists

Researchers made their discovery by researching cardiac arrest patients who had "died," and then were resuscitated.
Refugee Avoids Domestic Violence Charges By Claiming “Cultural Incompetence”

Refugee Avoids Domestic Violence Charges By Claiming “Cultural Incompetence”

The Congolese refugee claimed "cultural incompetence" to avoid going to trial for domestic violence charges
It Turns Out That The World’s Oldest Tortoise Is Gay, Sort Of

It Turns Out That The World’s Oldest Tortoise Is Gay, Sort Of

Jonathan is a male Seychelles giant tortoise that, at 186-years-old, is the oldest known tortoise alive today.
5-Year-Old Boy’s Headstone Repossessed After Family Can’t Pay Bills

5-Year-Old Boy’s Headstone Repossessed After Family Can’t Pay Bills

“Hindsight says that was the wrong thing to have done,” says Reverend J.C. Shoaf, owner of the monument company that repossessed the marker.
Neo-Nazi Reveals Jewish Ancestry And Comes Out As Gay

Neo-Nazi Reveals Jewish Ancestry And Comes Out As Gay

Before he left the National Front, he had has risen to prominence as an organizer for the party.
The U.S. Will Battle Japan In A Manned Robot Battle With Chainsaws And Cannons

The U.S. Will Battle Japan In A Manned Robot Battle With Chainsaws And Cannons

The robots' massive battle will be streamed on Twitch on Tuesday, October 17.
Child Dies After 325-Pound Adult Cousin Sat On Her As Punishment

Child Dies After 325-Pound Adult Cousin Sat On Her As Punishment

The child's cousin was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child.
Patriotic Roofers Pause To Salute Flag During National Anthem

Patriotic Roofers Pause To Salute Flag During National Anthem

The roofers were working when they paused to stand for the national anthem being played at the local football game.
Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant Over Father’s Parole Violation

Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant Over Father’s Parole Violation

The Living Donor Transplant Team at the hospital have asked the boy's father for evidence of compliance from his parole officer for the next three months.