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At age 111, World War II veteran Richard Overton still enjoys his whiskey and cigars.
Though mocked by some at the time, the 1867 purchase of Alaska came to be regarded as a masterful deal.
Four centuries after Pocahontas’ death, unlearn everything you thought you knew about this Native American icon.
Get the facts on the history of March Madness, the single-elimination college basketball tournament that many consider the best event in sports.
Cold War America scored a major PR coup when the only daughter of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin defected to the United States.
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The presidential Cabinet has come a long way since Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson used to duke it out during the Washington administration.