AUTHOR: Barbara Maranzani
Rare Titanic Photo Depicts Final Days
April 11, 2017

A rare photo of the doomed ocean liner, likely taken the day before it set sail on its maiden voyage, is going on the auction block. Read More

The Last Time a Supreme Court Nominee Was Filibustered (Yes, It’s Happened Before)
April 5, 2017

As the debate over Neil Gorsuch’s nominated to the Supreme Court continues, explore the 1968 nominee who failed his Congressional test. Read More

Dwight Eisenhower’s Shocking—and Prescient—Military Warning
March 22, 2017

What would one of America's war hero presidents have to say about the newly proposed Pentagon budget? Read More

America’s Richest (and Poorest) Presidents
March 21, 2017

Donald Trump's net worth may have dipped, but he's still, by far, the richest president in American history. Who else makes the list? Read More

Fanny Mendelssohn Finally Gets Her Due
March 15, 2017

A musical wrong has been righted, as the long overlooked composer’s “lost” sonata makes its public debut. Read More

Stunning Statue Discovered in Egyptian Mud Pit May Depict Ramses II
March 10, 2017

The 26-foot-tall figure was found buried in a Cairo slum. Read More

Nazi Album Reveals Never-Before-Seen Hitler Photos
March 9, 2017

The remarkable item, once owned by Eva Braun, is about to be auctioned. Read More

How Watergate Changed America’s Intelligence Laws
March 7, 2017

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was designed to prevent secret surveillance by the president and others. Read More

Scottish Schoolchildren Give Goldfish a Grand Viking Funeral
March 3, 2017

These kids put their history studies to good use. Read More

Have Scientists Found the World’s Oldest Fossils?
March 2, 2017

Controversy is swirling, but the new find may be the oldest direct link to life on Earth. Read More