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The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court

The nation’s highest court opens each new term on the first Monday in October. Read about major cases, biographies of all current and past justices, and find other facts about the Supreme Court.

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The Nobel Prizes
The Nobel Prizes are being announced this week. Learn about the history of the prize, see previous winners, and more.
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Yom Kippur War began on Oct. 6, 1973, when Syria and Egypt attacked Israel. Learn about the history of one of the world's most intractable conflicts.
Timeline of Worldwide School and Mass Shootings
Another shooting rampage has claimed several victims. Read about other gun-related tragedies in the U.S. and around the world
Hispanic Heritage Month
Read about Hispanic culture and traditions, and find biographies, facts and stats about Hispanic Americans in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from Sep. 15–Oct. 15.

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