Marine Corps Will Investigate Identity of Flag-Raisers at Iwo Jima
May 6, 2016

The U.S. Marines Corps recently launched an investigation into claims that some of the servicemen seen raising the U.S. flag in a famous World War II photo were misidentified. Read More

New DNA Research Sheds New Light on Ice Age Europe
May 5, 2016

A new study of the genetic codes of Ice Age Europeans has given scientists insight into some 40,000 years of prehistory. Read More

Remembering the Haymarket Riot
May 4, 2016

Take a look back at one of the controversial chapters in America’s 19th century labor movement. Read More

Captain Cook’s Famous Flagship Likely in Newport Harbor
May 3, 2016

Marine archaeologists believe HMS Endeavour, which Captain James Cook helmed on his 18th-century voyage to Australia, is at the bottom of Newport Harbor. Read More

Army Corps of Engineers Confirms Kennewick Man is Native American
May 2, 2016

Engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have determined based on DNA analysis that the ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native Americans. Read More

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