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Results From The Wisconsin GOP And Democratic Presidential Primaries

The Wisconsin primary: Analysis of the results, prospects for Donald Trump's path to the GOP nomination and the delegate battle ahead between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

Before there were digital computers, there were "human computers," women who used pencils and paper to do the math that helped carry the U.S. into space. Nathalia Holt tells their story in a new book.
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Wax Tablets, Chicken Rustling And The Medieval Roots Of The Modern University

Universities have changed significantly since the Middle Ages. James Axtell describes just how far higher education has come in his new book, Wisdom's Workshop.
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Human Sacrifice Is Linked To Social Hierarchies In New Study

Scientists say, "our results suggest that ritual killing helped humans transition from the small egalitarian groups of our ancestors, to the large stratified societies we live in today."
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Princeton Will Keep Woodrow Wilson's Name On School Buildings

Some students had wanted the former U.S. president's name removed because of Wilson's views on segregation.
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Joseph Medicine Crow, Historian And Last Crow Tribe War Chief, Dies At 102

Medicine Crow, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009, was also the last person alive to have heard direct testimony from someone who took part in the Battle of Little Bighorn.
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Rare Film Emerges Of Double-Agent Kim Philby Speaking After Defection

"It is a very, very dirty story," the notorious spy says in an archive film reel from 1981 that the BBC recently unearthed from Germany's Stasi Records Agency.
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'Going Green' Is Really 'Going Native': Western Apache Chef Nephi Craig

Chef Nephi Craig of the Apaches in the Kitchen blog reflects on what the "mainstream" culinary world has to learn about Native foodways.
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Upon Reclaiming Palmyra, The Controversial Side Of Digital Reconstruction

A group of researchers is recreating monuments damaged in Syria using digital models and 3-D printers. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Roger Michel, director of the Institute for Digital Archaeology.
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In California, A 'Welcome Home' For The Japanese-American Queer Community

Japanese-Americans in California have been working hard to strengthen ties between the API queer community and its friends, families and allies. This new conference series is a start.

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