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The mysterious disappearance of the aviation pioneer Emilia Earhart is a mystery that has broken the heads of many investigators. Along with being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, she also set many other records and wrote best-selling books about her flying experience. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party and an early supporter of the Equal...

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When we talk about modern- day advancements in science and technology, we concentrate on all the developments in the medical field that have helped doctors cure many deadly diseases and save millions of lives. However, there are still many diseases, mostly in developing countries where money can't be spent on the medical research and development. This often leads to many people losing their lives and...

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Every year, on the third Monday of April, Patriots' Day, a marathon is held in Boston. Commonly known as the Boston Marathon, it began in the year 1897, inspired by the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events.   To plan such a big event, widely...

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In February 1999, Adnan Masud Syed, Hae Min Lee’s ex-boyfriend, was arrested and charged with her murder. The following year, he was convicted of first-degree murder, post which he has been serving his sentence of life plus thirty years since 2000.   Lee’s case only received public attention after its appearance on a podcast known as ‘Serial’ in 2014. The episode was heard worldwide and gained popularity...

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When I was a child, my visits to the family general physician were way different from what I experience today. The first stark difference from my present experience is that my doctor was not someone valued solely for the degrees on his wall; rather he was considered an extension of the family. Everyone from my immediate to my extended family considered his word the gospel...

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The suicide rate at the Department of Correction, Massachusetts is at an alarmingly high rate with the victims being the correction officers themselves. The problem has grown to the extent where it has drawn the attention of lawmakers and even forced the government to form a commission to study the phenomenon that occurs in these prisons.   It has come to the attention of Natasha Frost who...

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Phil McTigue’s has seen quite the contrast in his life. From shielding lawyers and judges conducting war crime trials and helping military units scoop up war criminals in Kosovo, to aiding an intelligence task force in its search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and flying around in Russian helicopters raiding Taliban-run opium farms in Afghanistan, he has done it all. Later, he has...

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This year we witnessed the beginning of the impeachment trial of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump, who became the third U.S. president ever to be impeached. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is the first woman in the U.S. history to hold that position, was the first one to launch formal impeachment efforts last year even though speculations about the Impeachment had been running...

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The Iran crisis is one which dates back to the year 1921 when the first domino in this long- stretched identity crisis domino train fell. Post World War I, Brigadier Gen. Reza Pahlavi was installed as “Shah” of Iran in a coup d’état. He was responsible for modernisation and secular reforms of Iran and during World War II decided to stay publicly neutral, although rumoured...

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