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Scores Arrested at #OccupyWallStreet Protests in New York & Rome

Police in New York arrested more than 70 protesters Saturday, including dozens in Times Square, as part of a month-long global demonstration against what protesters call corporate greed. Police in riot gear, and others on horses tried to push protesters

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Feb 14, 0278: St. Valentine beheaded

↑ Grab this Headline Animator On February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed. Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and

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Dec 15, 2001: Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens

On this day in 2001, Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after a team of experts spent 11 years and $27 million to fortify the tower without eliminating its famous lean. In the 12th century, construction began on the bell

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Life of Michelangelo: Most Censored Artist

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took

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