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The Trail Of Tears: Government-Approved Ethnic Cleansing That Removed 100,000 Native Americans From Their Ancestral Lands

The Trail Of Tears: Government-Approved Ethnic Cleansing That Removed 100,000 Native Americans From Their Ancestral Lands

The Trail of Tears refers to the perilous journey of the 'Five Civilized Tribes' of the Southeast who were forced from their ancestral homelands to a designated zone in the west.
Shootout At The O.K. Corral: What Really Happened In The Most Iconic Event Of The Wild West

Shootout At The O.K. Corral: What Really Happened In The Most Iconic Event Of The Wild West

In just 30 seconds, 30 rounds were fired and the tensions between a crew of thieving cowboys and vigilante lawmen came to an explosive head.
Jim Hutton: The Story Of Freddie Mercury’s Longtime Partner

Jim Hutton: The Story Of Freddie Mercury’s Longtime Partner

Discover the true story of Jim Hutton and Queen singer Freddie Mercury's relationship that was only hinted at in "Bohemian Rhapsody."
The Osage Reign Of Terror: How A Bigoted Conspiracy Against The Native Americans Led To The FBI’s First Case

The Osage Reign Of Terror: How A Bigoted Conspiracy Against The Native Americans Led To The FBI’s First Case

In the 1920s, the Osage were among the wealthiest people in the world. But jealousy and bigotry would bring on a startling and barbaric conspiracy to end their success.
Archaeologists Find 25,000-Year-Old Mammoth Rib Pierced With An Arrow From Early Human Hunters

Archaeologists Find 25,000-Year-Old Mammoth Rib Pierced With An Arrow From Early Human Hunters

"We finally have a ‘smoking gun,’ the first direct evidence of how these animals were hunted."
Megalodon: The Prehistoric Shark 10 Times The Size Of T-Rex

Megalodon: The Prehistoric Shark 10 Times The Size Of T-Rex

Its name literally means 'big tooth' and with good reason — its jaws were strong enough to crush a car.
Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

On Sept. 6, 1949, Howard Unruh killed 13 people in 12 minutes. If he'd had enough bullets, he later said, he would have "killed a thousand."
This Week In History News, Jan. 7 – 11

This Week In History News, Jan. 7 – 11

Million-dollar penny up for auction, Bronze Age prosthetic hand found, temple to pre-Aztec "Flay Lord" uncovered.
$1 Million Penny Found In Young Boy’s Lunch Money Goes To Auction

$1 Million Penny Found In Young Boy’s Lunch Money Goes To Auction

16-year-old Don Lutes Jr. held on to his discovery for over 7 decades until his death this year. Now, the find is expected to fetch over $1 million.
The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

In the summer of 1960, four teenagers set out for sweetheart's retreat by the shore of Finland's Lake Bodom. Only one would return and 40 years later, become a suspect in the murder of his three friends.
Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

The song describes a despondent and isolated teen. But who was Jeremy Delle, the 15-year-old behind the hit single "Jeremy," really?