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California Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Formal Apology For State’s Role In Native American Genocide
With a California Indian Heritage Center, public apology, an executive order that codifies it, and a Truth and Healing Council to follow — Governor Newsom is making strides to make amends for the state's "dark history."
Meet Santo Trafficante: The ‘Silent Don’ Who Tried To Kill Castro And May Have Killed JFK
They called him the "Silent Don" because he lived an unassuming lifestyle, but Florida Godfather Santo Trafficante Jr. was as ruthless as they come.
‘Pecunia Non Olet’: How A Roman Emperor Revived The Government With A Urine Tax
“Pecunia non olet,” or “money doesn’t stink,” is a phrase ascribed to the Roman emperor Vespasian, who in 70 A.D. imposed a urine tax.
Samantha Smith Wanted Peace During The Cold War, So She Wrote The Soviets And Asked For It
With a simple letter, American schoolgirl Samantha Smith sparked peace and friendship between two nations during one of the tensest periods in modern history.
Porn Sites In Hong Kong Shut Down To Support Pro-Democracy Protests
Under the proposed law, suspects in Hong Kong, where people enjoy far more civil liberties, could be sent to trial in mainland China, where freedoms are much more restricted.
Meet Boris Shcherbina: The Man Who Evacuated Pripyat After Chernobyl Exploded
After the Chernobyl nuclear power plant suffered a meltdown in 1986, Soviet leader Boris Shcherbina found himself supervising the cleanup of one of modern history's worst catastrophes.
Trump Administration To Use Former Japanese Internment Camp To Hold Migrant Children
The now-150-year-old Army base will hold 1,400 migrant children who've been separated from their families at the border.
Former GOP Chairman Arrested For Masturbating In A Woman’s Wig Outside His Ex-Wife’s House
The former state GOP chairman was found peering into the windows of his estranged wife's home while donning a woman's wig and touching himself.
The Bloody Sunday Massacre Of 1972 In 33 Horrifying Photos
In what would become known as Bloody Sunday, protesters marching against internment threw stones at British soldiers. In return, they fired tear gas, water cannons, and bullets.
Kim Jong-un’s Half Brother Might’ve Been Assassinated As Retribution For Colluding With The U.S.
In 2017, two women snuck up on Kim Jong-nam at an airport in Kuala Lumpur and dosed him with VX nerve gas. Now, an inside source claims that his alleged role as a CIA informant might have had something to do with it.
Anti-Abortion Laws In America Forced This Woman To Give Birth To A Baby Without A Brain Or Skull
This first-hand account of a mother and child in peril denied an abortion is a harrowing reminder of how prohibition often works only against itself.