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A letter from Warren G. Harding to his lover, Carrie Fulton Phillips, dated ...
President Warren G. Harding presided over Prohibition, died before completing his first term, and is consistently ranked by historians and the public as one of the worst U.S. presidents.But suddenly...
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Medical workers treat Ebola patients at the Eternal Love Winning Africa hosp...
A doctor trained in Fort Worth, Texas, is now a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was battling.Kent Brantly, 33, had been caring for Ebola patients in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, for several months...
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When "Cowboy" Jack Clement died in August 2013, he'd just completed what wou...
The late musician Jack Clement's nickname, "Cowboy," came from a radio show he was part of in the early 1960s. It had nothing to do with horses or boots, but it happened to fit his maverick approach...
OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments. Christian Rudder, co-founder and president of OkCupid, tells Audie Cornish that...
People holding Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar flags demonstrate in front of the...
France plans to go ahead with the sale of two warships to the Kremlin, even as the European Union and U.S. strengthen sanctions on Russia amid continued fighting in Ukraine and the aftermath of the...
During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers g...
Pakistan is currently at the center of the global effort to eradicate polio. Although the country has reported only about a hundred cases this year, that's more cases than in all other nations...