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How France’s Most Daring WWII Saboteur Got Behind Enemy Lines

Read an excerpt from The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France’s Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

‘Mississippi Is Ready, Finally, to Tell the Truth.’ Inside the State’s Historic New Civil Rights Museum

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum's director explains what it means for the first state-sponsored civil rights museum to open in Jackson

Tonya Harding’s World Was Nothing Like Nancy Kerrigan’s. That Mattered in 1994

Tonya Harding had an underdog story that appealed to some but made it easier for others to suspect her

U.S. States Tried Decriminalizing Pot Before. Here’s Why It Didn’t Work

Legalization proponents believe they have the upper hand. But history tells another story

‘There’s a Bond Between Us.’ 104-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Veteran Reflects on 76th Anniversary

"It’s been so long that many of [the survivors] are not able to travel... That makes it all the more important for those of us who do come."

The Economic Lessons of Ancient Roman Moneylending

The Empire was very aware of the dangers of loans, which were at high interest rates

What It Means When TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’ Is a Group

In times of great change, the forces that influence the news can transcend specific individuals

How the Nazi Propaganda Machine Used ‘Fake News’

The Nazis were in a class of their own when it came to propaganda

Filmmaking Has a Gender Problem. Here’s What Happened When Canada Tried to Solve It

A look back at a Canadian experiment from the '70s might hold a possible answer for the post-Weinstein world

What It Was Like to Witness the World’s First Self-Sustained Nuclear Chain Reaction

Read an excerpt from 'The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age'

Why a Forgotten KKK Raid on a Gay Club in Miami Still Matters 80 Years Later

Stonewall didn't happen in a vacuum. Past moments of resistance created a foundation for its unfurling and future examples would follow.

The Campaign That Changed How Americans Give to Charity

Modern campaigns like Giving Tuesday carry on an American tradition that dates back more than a century

The Last Time a British Royal Married an American It Caused a Global Scandal

When a British royal and a previously married American wed in the 1930s, the reaction wasn't the glee greeting Prince Harry's engagement

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