History In The Headlines

Author: Elizabeth Nix

Mohandas Gandhis

6 Things You Might Not Know About Gandhi

On the 65th anniversary of the iconic Indian leader’s assassination, find out more about this life and legacy.

Maalula, Syria

Languages Under Siege

After being spoken for 3,000 years, Aramaic, the language of Jesus, could soon be extinct.

A traditional hutong alleyway in Beijing, China.

In China, It’s Out With the Old, In With the Old

Chinese officials recently announced plans to demolish one historic area of Beijing in order to re-create another.