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The Man Who Fell to Earth

America’s longest-orbiting astronaut describes his rocky return to Earth in this adaptation from his book 'Endurance'

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The Cave-dwelling Vegan Who Took on Quaker Slavery and Won

Overlooked by historians, Benjamin Lay was one of the nation's first radicals to argue for an end to slavery

Chick Parsons

Our Man in Manila

The full story of the American ex-pat's daring feats has not been told—until now

Unionville today

Home of the Brave

One-hundred-fifty years later, the Maryland town remains a bastion of resilience and a front line in the battle over Confederate monuments

A painting of Franklin’s return to Philadelphia

Franklin’s Secret Heartache

A stunning new theory suggests that a debate over the failed treatment of their son's smallpox was the culprit

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The Original “It” Girl

Women of the Roaring Twenties had a lot in common with today's millennials

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Prophet Motive

Decades later, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s complex works are increasingly prescient—and valuable

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When Fonzie Lost His Cool

The Fonz was the epitome of ’50s chill on TV’s family-friendly “Happy Days.” And then he went over the top

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The Unexpected Beauty of Tearing Things Apart

She may not own a television, but the Grammy-award winning musician definitely has her favorite books and films

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The War Comes Home to Wisconsin

In an indelible picture taken 50 years ago, one family faces a loss in Vietnam

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