10 Famous Trees in History
April 29, 2016

As the United States celebrates Arbor Day, learn about 10 trees that witnessed history and shaped world events. Read More

Major Discovery at James Monroe’s Historic Virginia Home
April 28, 2016

Excavations at Highland, home of the nation’s fifth president, have revealed the foundations of a sizeable home, much larger than the modest cottage long believed to have been his residence. Read More

U.S. Marines Reunite to Recreate 50-Year-Old Group Photo
April 28, 2016

Last week, four U.S. Marines gathered for the first time in 50 years to recreate a photo taken of them shortly before they deployed to Vietnam. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Chernobyl
April 25, 2016

Explore some surprising facts about history’s worst nuclear accident. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Mexican-American War
April 22, 2016

Explore 10 fascinating facts about what has often been called America’s “forgotten war.” Read More

Easter Rising and the Unknown Fight for Equality
April 22, 2016

Explore how Easter Rising was not only a fight for Irish independence, but also a fight for equality. Read More

10 Ways Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk
April 22, 2016

Explore 10 words and phrases that the world-famous playwright contributed to the popular lexicon. Read More

Tubman Will Replace Jackson on the $20
April 21, 2016

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has announced plans for the most sweeping makeover of U.S. currency in a century. Read More

Huge Roman Villa Discovered Underneath a Garden in Britain
April 21, 2016

While laying electric cable in his garden, an English homeowner made a stunning find: one of the largest Roman villas ever found in the British Isles. Read More

Remembering the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
April 15, 2016

Look back at the deadliest earthquake ever to strike the United States. Read More