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Resurfaced Playboy Interview With John Wayne Extolls Racism, Homophobia, And White Supremacy

Resurfaced Playboy Interview With John Wayne Extolls Racism, Homophobia, And White Supremacy

John Wayne's legacy as the white, conservative Western hero of the 1950s included stances inherent to those attributes: racial superiority, homophobia, and revulsion at the changing landscape.
The Katyn Massacre: When The USSR Purged 22,000 Polish Men — Then Blamed The Nazis

The Katyn Massacre: When The USSR Purged 22,000 Polish Men — Then Blamed The Nazis

The Soviet Union even went so far as to include the Katyn Massacre among the list of Nazi war crimes presented at the Nuremberg trials.
Alligator Named ‘El Chompo’ Found Guarding Fentanyl And Heroin Stash In Pennsylvania

Alligator Named ‘El Chompo’ Found Guarding Fentanyl And Heroin Stash In Pennsylvania

"Quite frankly, as we can tell from these drug dealers, the alligator may have been the brains of the operation."
How The Hays Code Censored Hollywood But Led To The Golden Age Of Film

How The Hays Code Censored Hollywood But Led To The Golden Age Of Film

The Hays Code, inspired by Catholic dogma, attempted to — and succeeded in — censoring Hollywood films for nearly three decades.
The Double Life Of Soccermom And Serial Killer Nurse, Kristen Gilbert

The Double Life Of Soccermom And Serial Killer Nurse, Kristen Gilbert

The bright snapshot of her suburban life belied a dark negative — Kristen Gilbert was a serial killer who preyed on the weakest victims: those she nursed.
Police Use DNA From Discarded Hotdog Napkin To Find A 1993 Murderer

Police Use DNA From Discarded Hotdog Napkin To Find A 1993 Murderer

Jerry Westrom intends to plead not guilty, but the evidence — undeniable, genetic material left on the victim's towel and comforter — will be difficult to fight against.
Virgil Earp: The Peacekeeping Lawman Of Tombstone, Arizona

Virgil Earp: The Peacekeeping Lawman Of Tombstone, Arizona

Though he was the appointed lawman at the time of the shootout at the O.K. Corral, Virgil Earp remained obscure compared to his younger brother Wyatt.
Trophy Hunter Mike Jines Receives Death Threats, Adamant He Killed Elephants In Self-Defense

Trophy Hunter Mike Jines Receives Death Threats, Adamant He Killed Elephants In Self-Defense

The 60-year-old businessman is adamant he and his friend killed the two elephants in self-defense after they unexpectedly charged at the two men.
Fragging: When Soldiers In Vietnam Revolted Against Their Officers By Murdering Them With Grenades

Fragging: When Soldiers In Vietnam Revolted Against Their Officers By Murdering Them With Grenades

In the jungles of Vietnam where order and discipline hung by a thread, some officers faced a danger greater than the Viet Cong: their own men.
The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

For centuries, humans have wondered if they are alone in the universe. In the early 20th century, the US government set out to figure it out once and for all.
32-Year-Old Son Sets His Mother’s House On Fire After Argument Over Cheez-Its

32-Year-Old Son Sets His Mother’s House On Fire After Argument Over Cheez-Its

While the house only sustained minor damage, the fire was serious enough that the man's two trapped relatives climbed out of a second-story window to get to safety.