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Archimedes: The Mathematician Who Discovered Pi

You can thank this Greek mathematician for your annual Pi Day celebration.

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The Siege at Waco: Firsthand Accounts of the Deadly Clash

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7 Little-Known Facts About Saint Patrick

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes' Impact on the Harlem Renaissance

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2023 Grammy Awards: Six Winners Who Made History

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10 African American Pioneers in Sports

Movies & TV

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The Real-Life Inspirations Behind Ted Lasso

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Who Is Notorious Hollywood P.I. Anthony Pellicano?

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2023 Oscar Winners Who Made History

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Who Are Oscar Best Director Winners the Daniels?

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Mary Austin and Freddie Mercury

Meet Mary Austin, the Woman Who Stole Freddie Mercury's Heart

Go inside Freddie Mercury's relationship with Mary Austin, the woman who inspired Queen's song "Love of My Life."
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Céline Dion

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Rare Disorder Forces Céline Dion to Cancel Tour

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How Elvis Presley Saved the USS Arizona Memorial

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Tina Turner

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Ike Turner


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Rosalynn Carter

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41 Inspiring Famous Women in History

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Michelle Obama Performs with Bruce Springsteen

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Michelle Obama

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