Booking A Flight For The 'Golden Age Of Hijacking'

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Is that a cross? A ship with a figurehead? What future do you see in these lead shapes? In one New Year's tradition, fortune-seekers drop molten lead into cold water and guess what the shapes portend. Deena Prichep for NPR hide caption

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As The Lead Cools, Some See Their New Year Take Shape

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Camilo José Vergara's new book is titled Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto. Camilo José Vergara hide caption

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Harlem In Photographs: Troubled Neighborhood To Source Of Pride

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Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) acknowledges the crowd in 42. Warner Bros hide caption

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'42' Gets The Story Of Jackie Robinson Right

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Medgar Evers was the first NAACP field secretary in Mississippi. The civil rights leader was killed in 1963. AP hide caption

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Civil Rights Turmoil In Verse: Retelling Medgar Evers' Story

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In 1939, Montgomery Ward in Chicago asked one of its admen to write a story for the department store's own children's book. Rauner Special Collections Library/Dartmouth College hide caption

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Writing 'Rudolph': The Original Red-Nosed Manuscript

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J.P. Morgan: Not a pussycat. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed

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Navajo activist Klee Benally chains himself to an excavator on the San Francisco Peaks, which he and 13 tribes consider sacred. Ethan Sing hide caption

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A Jew And A Latino Walk Into A Recording Studio...

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Dominicans of Haitian descent protest outside the Constitutional Court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Oct 3. Manuel Diaz/AP hide caption

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According to Paul Collins, St. Nicholas Magazine boasted a list of kid contributors that today "reads like a Pulitzer Prize roll call." Courtesy of Paul Collins hide caption

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Today, Magazine's Kid Bylines Read Like 'Pulitzer Prize Roll Call'

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A page dated Feb. 2, 1941, from the diary of German Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg is displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Tuesday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diary Of Influential Nazi Given To Holocaust Museum

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