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Everyone loves a good ghost story, whether you believe in spirits or not. It’s in our DNA. Curiosity about the paranormal likely dates back to when our ancestors were cave dwellers, and interest in...
According to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, there are 574 federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native tribes and villages across the country. The U.S. government has signed treaties...
You might consider yourself a very rational person, but then something as simple as a calendar date or a number makes you feel differently about things. You might think twice about boarding a plane...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on New York City, where almost one in eight deaths from the virus in the United States has occurred. There are reports of residents fleeing New...
People from every state have at least one aspect of their home state they can brag about, but also one they would probably rather forget. 24/7 Tempo reviewed information from the Centers for Disease...
Every state has something its residents can be proud of. While for some it’s a natural resource, a landmark, or a signature attraction, for others it’s a statistic that proves the state...
There are no rules for naming towns. Some are christened, reasonably enough, after their founders or a defining geographical feature. Others have monikers based on other languages or they may pay...
You can practically glean the history of America in the names of all 50 states. The story of the United States begins in the East and the South and is reflected in the origin of the names of the...
There are no rules for naming towns. Some are christened, reasonably enough, after their founders or a defining geographical feature. Others have monikers based on other languages or they may pay...
The United States was founded on immigration and, over time, became a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities. With roots in varying parts of the world, it’s no wonder there are a...
The coronavirus pandemic in the United States — which again is growing at a fierce pace with about 1 million new cases recorded in June — is reshaping society in many ways, from how we...
The United States was founded 244 years ago, but some American towns have been around for more than three centuries, and some longer still. 24/7 Tempo selected 100 towns that were founded before the...
Even though the world is slowly becoming a more welcoming place for gay people, there are still many places where same-sex relationships are considered criminal behavior. According to the  to the...
It has been just over a year since the first day that gay and lesbian couples in Taiwan, the first legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in any Asian country, could register to marry. Since then,...