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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sweetness And Light

Remembering How The Great War Changed U.S. Sports

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Commentator Frank Deford considers the war's unlikely impact on American 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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