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How What Happened 25 Years Ago At Ruby Ridge Still Matters Today

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White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Va., to protest the pending removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee in the city's Emancipation Park. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

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'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

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Tom Lever and Aaliyah Jones, both of Charlottesville, Va., put up a sign that reads "Heather Heyer Park" at the base of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee monument in Emancipation Park on Tuesday, in Charlottesville, Va. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

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70 Years Later, India And Pakistan Still Feel Impact Of Partition

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107-year-old Mirza Naseem Changezi (left) sits with his son Khalid Changezi, 61, at their home in the Old City of New Delhi. Changezi is reputed to be the Old City's oldest resident and says there was never any question of leaving India for Pakistan. The Changezis trace their roots back 23 generations. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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For India's Oldest Citizens, Independence Day Spurs Memories Of A Painful Partition

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Millions Of Lives Were Changed Immediately With The Partition Of India

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The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in the center of Emancipation Park the day after violence broke out in Charlottesville, Va. The "Unite the Right" rally aimed to save the statue, which the city council has voted to remove. But several cities have now reacted to the rally by hastening the removal of their own Confederate monuments. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'New Yorker' Writer: #ThisIsNotUs Downplays History Of Racism In U.S.

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The 106-year-old fruitcake is "well-preserved," and is believed to have been taken to Antarctica with the Robert F. Scott expedition. Antarctica Heritage Trust hide caption

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Muslim refugees crowd onto a train as they try to flee India near New Delhi in September 1947. Some 15 million people crossed new borders during the violent partition of British-ruled India. At times, mobs targeted and killed passengers traveling in either direction; the trains carrying their corpses became known as "ghost trains." AP hide caption

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Giving Voice To Memories From 1947 Partition And The Birth Of India And Pakistan

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Richmond, Va., Grapples With Fate Of Confederate Monuments

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Unearthed Canaanite Graves Shed Light On Descendants In Lebanon

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Fallout shelter signs, like this one, still hang on buildings around the U.S. Travis S./Flickr hide caption

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As Rhetoric Ramps Up, Are Today's Kids Worried About Nuclear War?

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When 'Where Are You From?' Takes You Someplace Unexpected

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The Final Documents On JFK's Assassination Are Being Declassified

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Melanie Shurka dedicates hours to make the Iraqi and Kurdish dumpling soup kubeh. It has become a beloved dish in Israel and a defining food of Mizrachi cookery, or the food of the Jews who settled in the Middle East. Rebecca Fondren hide caption

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