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The Philippines and America have a 425-year history.
On October 18, 1587, 33 years before the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth Rock, the first documented Filipinos arrived in what is now considered Morro Bay, California.The Filipino men, or Indios Luzones as they were referred to at that time, crewed the Nuestra ...
 
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Book a room at these spooky spots around the country, if you dare...
Haunted hotels aren't just a Hollywood gimmick—many people believe that a handful of real-life properties around the country play host to some very long-term guests. Just ask Stephen King, who penned The Shining after a particularly spooky experience at one such hotel in Colorado (more on ...
 
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Studying might feel like less of a grind in one of these awe-inspiring libraries.
Gothic architecture, stained glass windows, suits of armor, and precious antiques—no, we're not talking about cathedrals or museums. Rather, those elements all belong to America's most stunning college libraries. Universities from New York to Seattle have dedicated lavish sums to constructing temples ...
 
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These new rankings might surprise you.
Students beginning their semester at MIT have reason to celebrate—the Massachusetts university was just named the number one school in the country.Educational institution data company Niche, which this week released its latest ranking of the best colleges across the country, says its numbers ...
 
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Walmart put it on the map, but there's a lot more to the city in Northwest Arkansas. Here are the top activities in Bentonville.
Northwest Arkansas might not be at the top of your travel bucket list, but it should be. Its city of Bentonville (population: about 49,000) is the birthplace and current headquarters of Walmart, and the surrounding area has reaped the benefits of having ...
 
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Here's the latest ranking of the top 10 schools, from California to New Hampshire.
Phillips Academy, in Andover, Massachusetts, beat out nearly 4,000 other schools to be ranked the best private high school in America for the fourth consecutive year.In order to rank the top private secondary schools across the country, Niche, a company that specializes in ...
 
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The British monarch recently had tea with Donald Trump at Windsor Castle.
Over the course of her 66-year-reign, Queen Elizabeth has seen more than a few regime changes in American politics, and now, following her tea at Windsor Castle with President Trump, she's spent time with 12 out of the last 13 sitting U.S. ...
 
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Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?
The Drive: The Coastal ConnectionThe Scene: Take a cruise along the Gulf of Mexico on the Coastal Connection. Beginning at Grand Bay, Alabama's southern tip stretches for 130 miles where you'll pass by sandy beaches, wildlife refuges, and historic sites like Fort Gaines and ...
 
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The solid gold, fully functioning toilet is titled "America."
When President Trump asked the Guggenheim Museum to borrow a Van Gogh painting for the private living quarters at the White House, the New York museum offered a cheeky response: the painting wasn't available, but Trump could have an 18-karat gold toilet ...
 
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Several suburbs in Pennsylvania and Illinois made this year's list.
A new ranking from the data company Niche ranks the best places to raise a family. There's some crossover with its list of the country's best places to live, but this one prioritizes family-friendly factors like the quality of local schools, safety, and affordability. ...
 
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From ominous phone calls to strange CIA plots to kill Fidel Castro.
On Thursday evening, the National Archives released some of the secret records relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, narrowly making a legally mandated deadline established in 1992 by President H.W. Bush. President Trump blocked the release of others because of ...
 
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These historical beauties are definitely worth a drive-by.
Plan your next U.S. road trip around these stunning historical homes, which are sure to incite more than a little house envy. But remember, no trespassing—they're all privately-owned!Steamboat Houses, New Orleans, LAThough they're located in the Lower Ninth Ward, Hurricane Katrina hardly ...
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