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An Infant King Turns 700

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016 |

Today, November 15, is the 700th anniversary of the birth of King John I of France in 1316. Never...

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Highway Travel-by-Number

by | Friday, November 11, 2016 |

Ninety years ago today, on Nov. 11, 1926, the government of the United States did motorists across...

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America Goes Trump

by | Wednesday, November 9, 2016 |

In a shocking result, voters in the United States elected Republican businessman Donald Trump to be...

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Paris Climate Agreement

by | Tuesday, November 8, 2016 |

Yesterday, November 7, officials from around the world gathered in Marrakech, Morocco, for the 2016...

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