History Stories
AUTHOR: Sarah Pruitt
Why the French Despise the Concept of First Ladies
August 9, 2017

Unlike America, France's first ladies have no official role. But that may change. Read More

Newly-Discovered Blueprints May Allow Legendary WWII Plane to Fly Again
August 8, 2017

It’s been called one of the greatest planes of World War II—and it might be making a comeback. Read More

One of America’s First Travel Trends Was Dining at George Washington’s Home
August 2, 2017

Reverent tourists turned Mount Vernon into a bed & breakfast, burdening the Washington family for years. Read More

Live in the Russian Spy House That Inspired ‘The Americans’
July 28, 2017

It's in Montclair, New Jersey. Read More

A Port Where a Million Slaves Were Trafficked Is Now a World Heritage Site
July 11, 2017

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Does This Photo Show Amelia Earhart After Her Plane Disappeared?
July 5, 2017

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Relics of Ancient ‘Skull Cult’ Uncovered in Turkey
June 28, 2017

Researchers think carved skull fragments discovered at Göbekli Tepe, a famous Neolithic site in southeastern Turkey, are evidence of a new form of skull cult. Read More

Third Black-Hole Merger Proves (Yet Again) That Einstein Was Right
June 2, 2017

Astronomers have detected gravitational waves for the third time in less than two years, after two black holes merged to create a single massive void weighing 49 times as much as the sun. Read More

The Man Behind the Kentucky Derby
May 5, 2017

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Search Is On For Original Women’s Rights Declaration
October 22, 2015

The White House has launched a nationwide search for the original “Declaration of Sentiments,” the founding document of the women’s rights movement. Read More