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October 2019

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The Trigger

A just-discovered eyewitness account provides startling new evidence about who fired the shot that sparked the French and Indian War

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Sidelined

The historian has devoted her career to bringing to light the ingenious accomplishments of those who have been forgotten

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Rebellion in Seminole County

Inside the little-known story of the Green Corn Rebellion, which blazed through the Sooner State a century ago

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The Suspect in City Hall

William O'Dwyer was beloved by New York City. So why did he abruptly leave office and head to Mexico?

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October Discussion

Your feedback on our coverage of Pompeii, John Steinbeck and Saturn's rings

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Rise of the Zombie Mall

Hundreds of big retail centers have gone under, but the shop-til-you drop lifestyle isn't dead yet

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Bebop and the Buddha

A new exhibit explores bebop and the Buddha

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Hymn to a Gothic Beauty

In which the renowned author of thrillers and mysteries praises the Gothic beauty, damaged by fire but destined to inspire again

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Cherokee Harvest

For the first time, the indigenous community is allowed to gather the cherished plant on protected land

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Making Purple Rain

The artist gave the "cloud" guitar to the Smithsonian in 1993, but only now do we know it's the same instrument used in the iconic movie

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Now It's Your Turn

Forty years ago, a beloved paperback series set the stage for today's obsession with interactive entertainment

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