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How a Holocaust survivor narrowly escaped the Nazis — twice | Fox News

At 5-foot-11, Dave Hersch weighed just 77 pounds. The 19-year-old from Dej, Hungary, had been whipped, starved and forced to move 50-pound rocks for a dozen hours per day, all at the hands of the Nazis.

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Quantifying the Holocaust: Hyperintense kill rates during the Nazi genocide | Science Advances

Operation Reinhard (1942–1943) was the largest single murder campaign of the Holocaust, during which some 1.7 million Jews from German-occupied Poland were murdered by the Nazis. Most perished in gas chambers at the death camps Belzec, Sobibor, and Treb

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Ark of the Covenant may be hidden in Africa, biblical scholars believe | Fox News

Bible scholars believe the legendary Ark of the Covenant may actually be located in Africa after it was taken out of Israel.

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Every person was spawned from single pair of adults living up to 200,000 years ago, scientists claim | Daily Mail Online

Scientists from the Rockefeller University and the University of Basel surveyed genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals and deduced that we sprang from a single pair.

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Donald Trump Issues Message Honoring Victims of Communism Day

President Donald Trump marked the National Day for the Victims of Communism for the second year running on Wednesday.

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Newly released video shows Bill Clinton with Monica Lewinsky in the Oval Office in 1997 | Fox News

Newly released video this week from the Clinton library shows footage of then-President Bill Clinton interacting with White House intern Monica Lewinsky during an Oval Office photo op in 1997 -- on a day that played a starring role in the Lewinsky scandal

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Archaeologists 'find captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour' solving one of the greatest ever maritime mysteries | Fox News

Archaeologists believe they have found the final resting place of Captain James Cook's ship HMS Endeavour off the East Coast of America.

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Ukrainian city remembers Jews on Holocaust anniversary

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city's Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to pre

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Muslims & West: Battle of Yarmuk, Most Consequential Clash between Them | National Review

Muslims defeated a Roman army at Yarmuk, in Syria, in 636. The expulsion of Christians from the region had begun.

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Newt Gingrich: Democrats have no idea what demons they are unleashing | Fox News

A few weeks ago, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) wrote an article for Vox explaining the movement’s goals – to end capitalism and radically change America.

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Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

A Kansas archaeology professor believes he's found the lost city of Etzanoa, spurring a rethinking of traditional views on the Native Americans' early settlement of the Midwest.

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Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study | Fox News

The ancient mystery of who built Stonehenge has been solved, according to a breakthrough study.

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'Haunting' faces of 'ghosts' reappear in world's oldest photos | Fox News

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, it might be a better idea to call a photographer than a ghostbuster.

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Exclusive--O'Donnell: Soissons, A Battle You’ve Never Heard of Changed the Course of WWI | Breitbart

One hundred years ago, Allied troops readied themselves for a forgotten battle that turned the tide of World War I.

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Thomas Jefferson's daily routine - Business Insider

Thomas Jefferson, one of the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States, stuck to a consistent routine throughout his life.

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Benjamin Franklin's daily routine - Business Insider

Benjamin Franklin recorded his standard daily routine in his autobiography. He divided his days into swarths of time where he could work, eat, and enjoy himself.

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George Washington's daily routine - Business Insider

George Washington was the first president of the United States and is commonly regarded as the father of the country. Here's a look inside his busy daily routine.

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The youngest people in the American Revolution - Business Insider

Some of America's Founding Father's were shockingly young when the colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776. James Monroe, for example, was still a teenager and Alexander Hamilton was only 21-years-old.

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Do we have to erase the name of Laura Ingalls Wilder to ‘fix’ history? And who will be next? | Fox News

Should writers who wrote long ago, describing life in the past, be held to 21st century standards of political correctness? The question has arisen many times – most recently about Laura Ingalls Wilder, who was born in 1867 and died in 1957.

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Fitness Gallery: See Mistakes That Sabotage Your Workout

Are you getting the most out of your workouts? See some common missteps that can keep you from reaching your goals or even cause injury.

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'King Arthur' castle discovery: Mysterious inscription intrigues experts | Fox News

A mysterious inscription from the 7th-century A.D. has been discovered in the ruins of an English castle associated with the legend of King Arthur.

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The Real-Life Story Behind The Great Escape From Alcatraz

Read on to learn more about the amazing great escape from Alcatraz and find out what the movie didn’t tell you. Did they actually survive?

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More Anti-Semitic Attacks in Germany, but the Public's Response Appears Encouraging

More Anti-Semitic Attacks in Germany, but the Public’s Response Appears Encouraging

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The man who defeated Hitler | Fox News

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's faith gave him the courage to stand against the greatest evil of the 20th century.

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Israel marks 70 years as a nation as new and old challenges lurk

Israel celebrated 70 years since the country's foundation on Wednesday, lauding its improbable economic success and military prowess, but facing a range of political and security challenges. The anniversary of the proclamation of the state of Israel by f

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Holocaust Denial on PA TV - Palestinian Writer Hani Abu Zeid: The Jews Colluded with Hitler in the "False Holocaust

MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Persian, Urdu-Pashtu, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and

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Rivlin to Polish President: Poles Helped Nazis Exterminate Jews

Pres. Rivlin told his Polish counterpart Andrjez Duda that while some Poles helped save Holocaust Jews, others participated in their extermination.

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Islam’s ‘Abrahamic’ Dilemma | Homeland Security

Let’s say you have a grandfather of whom you are particularly fond, and out of the blue, a stranger says: “Hey, that’s my grandpa!” Then, lest you think this stranger is somehow trying to ingratiate himself with you, he adds: “Everything you tho

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Chappaquiddick: The Move About Ted Kennedy And Mary Jo Kopechne Is A Must See

On April 6, a bombshell will hit America's theaters. That bombshell comes in the form of an understated, well-made, well-acted film called "Chappaquiddick."

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Pollak: American History, the Passover Way | Breitbart

Imagine if we Americans learned history the Passover way -- not as something that happened in the past, but as an experience we ourselves lived through.

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Dead Sea Scrolls set to go on public display for first time in Denver | Fox News

Two manuscripts from the Dead Sea Scrolls are set to go on public display for the first time ever in Denver this week.

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New test to detect STI two per cent of Australians have | Daily Mail Online

Figures suggest one in 100 adults in the UK and US carry Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), while it is estimated to strike double that in Australia. The bug was only identified as an STI in 2015.