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The formerly missing panel is titled, There are combustibles in every State, which a spark might set fire to. --Washington, 26 December 1786, Panel 16, 1956. Anna-Marie Kellen/The Metropolitan Museum of Art hide caption

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When Angela Settles' husband, Darius, got sick with COVID-19, he was worried about medical bills. He worked two jobs but had no health insurance. Blake Farmer/WPLN News hide caption

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Increased car and foot traffic coupled with rising sea levels have driven parts of the Tidal Basin area underwater. Sam Kittner/Tidal Basin Ideas Lab hide caption

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Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The National Mall's Tidal Basin

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Kevin Young was recently named as the next director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He starts in January. Melanie Dunea hide caption

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Poet Kevin Young Says Thinking About Black Culture, Like Writing Poetry, Is A Calling

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John Brown And Abraham Lincoln: Divergent Paths In The Fight To End Slavery

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Thomas poses for a portrait at the African American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont. Thomas restored the graveyard and then used it to bury her teenage son when he drowned in June. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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A Pastor Rescues A Cemetery For Enslaved People, Then Buries Her Son In It

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Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he successfully argued the Supreme Court case that established the legality of interracial marriage. He died this week at age 86. Cohen family hide caption

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Fossilized Human Trackway Discovered At White Sands National Park

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A Professor On Why It Is Important To Highlight Roles Of Native Americans In History

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What Did Chicano Moratorium Of 1970 Mean For Chicano Activists?

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History Of Employer-Based Health Insurance In The U.S.

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News From 4 Years Ago: Russian Hacking, 'Access Hollywood,' John Podesta's Emails

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Scientists Find Proof Early Humans Could Control Fire Temperature In Tempering Tools

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Ethan Hawke plays abolitionist John Brown in The Good Lord Bird, a new Showtime series based on the novel by James McBride. Showtime hide caption

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Ethan Hawke On Playing John Brown, Early Fame, And Making A Friend Of Fear

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