A portrait of then-Sen. Warren G. Harding a few years prior to being elected president in 1920. Harding typically ranks near the bottom of U.S. presidents — but a steamy trove of love letters is putting him back in the public eye. Library of Congress hide caption

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Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal

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Interns who host tours on Capitol Hill, stopping at sites like the small Senate rotunda, don't always have their facts straight. The Architect of the Capitol hide caption

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Ghost Cats And Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns

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A Flashback To A World On The Precipice Of War

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Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

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All Is Lost (1923), in which two lovebirds struggle to get the bride's family's approval to marry, was screened and identified at 2013's Mostly Lost workshop. Nitrate Film Interest Group/Flickr hide caption

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Silent Film Fans Make Some Noise To Help ID Forgotten Treasures

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How Scientists Created A Typhus Vaccine In A 'Fantastic Laboratory'

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During the Apollo 12 mission, astronaut Alan Bean holds a container of lunar soil. The astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad, who took the photograph, is reflected in Bean's faceshield. Bean says he used to think that in his lifetime, we'd build a base on the moon and start preparing to travel to Mars. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Astronaut Who Walked On The Moon: 'It Was Science Fiction To Us'

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Helmeted New York City police carry away a rioter at West 130th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem on July 19, 1964. AP hide caption

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New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots

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The vintage boats of Argentario Sailing Week, some more than a century old, plied the waters off Italy's Tuscan coast, known for its ideal sailing conditions. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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The Grandes Dames Of The Sea Ply The Tuscan Waters

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Charles Dillon Stengel had been known as Dutch — derived from the German Deutsch. Only after the U.S. went to war was Casey Stengel born. AP hide caption

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Remembering How The Great War Changed U.S. Sports

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This month, relics of St. Toribio Romo will be on display at several Catholic churches in Southern California. Sam Sanders/NPR hide caption

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Relics Of The Patron Saint Of Immigrants Take A Pilgrimage

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Founders Claimed A Subversive Right To 'Nature's God'

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Historians Mine 400 Years Of Crime Data At The Old Bailey

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