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Impeachment Inquiry Launched

For the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives formally opened an impeachment inquiry of a president. Pres. Donald Trump was accused of pressuring the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden.

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The Time a Law Clerk Successfully Forged a New Shakespeare Play to Impress His Dad

William-Henry Ireland's father thought he was dull, uninspired, and talentless. So William-Henry began a project that would lead to national excitement, a riot, and with any luck, the love and adoration of his father. He forged an “undiscovered” new play by William Shakespeare—and it actually premiered on a London stage.

What did William Shakespeare sound like?

What Did Shakespeare Sound Like?

We can't know for sure what Shakespeare sounded like. Although there are no recordings of Shakespeare—Edison would not invent his phonograph for another 260 or so years—scholars have a pretty good idea of how the bard might have sounded.


French Revolution

The French Revolution (1787–1799)

The French Revolution shook France between 1787 and 1799. It was by far the most violent and most universally significant of the late-18th century revolutions of the West.

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