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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
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
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”
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
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
“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
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 robots' massive battle will be streamed on Twitch on Tuesday, October 17.
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
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
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.