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War Stories: George Washington, William T. Sherman and Viking Marauders

Lessons about war from the American Revolution, the Civil War, medieval Britain and West Africa.

‘Empire’ Aims to Educate, Not Shock, with an H.I.V.-Positive Love Story

Jussie Smollett hopes a subplot about his character’s H.I.V.-positive boyfriend will destigmatize the realities of living with the illness.