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Video apparently shows another beheading by Islamic State


  • Reuters

An online video that surfaced today appears to depict an executioner from the Islamic State beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. The Islamic State says in the video that the beheading is in r… Read More

NYC park subtly commemorates Revolutionary War battle


  • Urban Omnibus (New York)

Prospect Park in New York City's Brooklyn borough is situated on the site of one of the Revolutionary War's first major battles. The park largely preserves an area known as Battle Pass as it stood in … Read More