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  1. What's going on inside one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes?
  2. The J. Marion Sims statue is the only one the Mayor de Blasio task force recommended to be moved. It will go to the Brooklyn cemetery where he is buried
  3. Here's how the Smithsonian acquired the instrument of one of the world's most influential and unconventional American jazz musicians
  4. Officials said the previously cancelled show will be put on view in a “more complete and revised form” at a later date
  5. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' on the National Mall
  6. The Cooper Hewitt's collection of some 1,000 bags reveals a few with some very cheery holiday scenes
  7. A previously flown rocket will launch a previously flown spacecraft to the space station
  8. It's 'Deck the Halls' with Christmas cheer at the beloved Victorian-style dollhouse at the National Museum of American History
  9. Beginning in the 1880s, amateur photographer Wilson A. Bentley considered the endlessly varied crystals "miracles of beauty"
  10. Curator Larry Bird weighs in on the significance of Plymouth Rock—and the two pieces in the Smithsonian collections