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On Jan. 6, 2000, a wild mountain goat named Celia was crushed to death by a falling tree on the cliffs of the Spanish Pyrenees — thus beginning ...

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People on both sides of America’s political divide often seek to position themselves as the natural heirs to our Founding Fathers. But a new book a...

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Larry Getlen

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Members of the New York State Assembly had a good laugh on April 18, 1882, when their youngest member showed up dressed like Prince’s . “He looked...

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On July 16, 1962, French geologist Michel Siffre entered a darkened cave where he planned to remain for two months. Tracking the days according to ...

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Saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, born August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kans. tried heroin for the first time at 15. Soon, “strangers began showin...

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On April 14, 1975, Karen Ann Quinlan partied with friends at a New Jersey bar, mixing gin and tranquilizers along the way. By the end of the nig...

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In Europe in the 17th century, epileptics drank human blood as a treatment. “So popular was this practice,” writes Bill Schutt “that public execu...

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In the 1952 classic “High Noon,” Gary Cooper’s desperate sheriff, Will Kane, is minutes away from confronting a man who wants to kill him. He turns...

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Richard “Cheech” Marin is best known as half of the pioneering stoner comedy duo, Cheech and Chong. But as his new memoir, “” makes clear, his life...

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In 1720, two women — Anne Bonny and Mary Read — sailed together, enjoying a brief period as two of the fiercest pirates on the seas. After Re...

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Michael Nesmith is best known as one of the Monkees, a manufactured rock group that struggled to be accepted as a real band. But Nesmith’s new memo...

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Michael Nesmith is best known as one of the Monkees, a manufactured rock group that struggled to be accepted as a real band. “But his new memoir, “...

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The first time Hester Diamond saw her son, Michael Diamond, perform, he played drums for a sixth grade production of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and ...

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The first time Hester Diamond saw her son, Michael Diamond, perform, he played drums for a sixth grade production of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and ...

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Robert Pearl, CEO of the Kaiser Permanente health plan, lays out the dismal details of our current system in his new book, “ ” (PublicAffairs). “...

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On the whole, American men like to project sexual confidence, but an analysis of Internet searches tells another story entirely — that they are ...

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As astronaut Frank Borman trained for the Apollo 9 mission in August 1968, he and crew members Jim Lovell and Bill Anders had seven months to prepa...

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On April 7, 1945, five months before the end of World War II, Capt. Jerry Yellin and his squadron flew over Japan and bombed it, lighting up “a big...

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In 1987, journeyman actor Jonathan Goldsmith was cast in an episode of the CBS crime drama “The Law & Harry McGraw” as a Broadway star who winds ...

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Believe it or not, Voltaire was the Jennifer Aniston of the 18th century. While today we think of the French writer (born Arouet) as a sharp poli...

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Larry Getlen

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