History Stories
AUTHOR: Brynn Holland
Who Are the White Helmets?
April 9, 2018

After air strikes and chemical attacks in Syria, this unarmed, neutral group of 3,000-plus civilians digs for survivors, evacuates the injured and buries the dead. Read More

7 of the Gutsiest Women on the American Frontier
March 8, 2018

Spies and scouts, mothers and homestead keepers, women quietly made their mark on America's changing western frontier. Read More

Watching The Crown? Here Are the Real Facts You Need to Know
December 20, 2017

Was Edward VIII a Nazi sympathizer looking to overthrow his brother? Read More

Meet the Strangest New Dinosaur You’ve Ever Seen
December 7, 2017

The oddball dino had a swan-like neck, duck lips, crocodile teeth—and killer claws. Read More

First Look: Exclusive Documents from a Zodiac Killer Reporter
November 28, 2017

Follow leads, read articles and attempt to crack a case that remains unsolved to this day. Read More

A Tour of the Biblical Treasures at D.C.’s New Museum of the Bible
November 17, 2017

The museum's opening has been clouded by claims of forgeries and stolen artifacts. Read More

History’s Biggest Common Sense Moments
November 3, 2017

Experts discuss 11 times history could have gone off the rails...but didn't. Read More

How Donald Duck and Peanuts Saved Trick-or-Treating
October 10, 2017

Not even the effects of World War II could stop this Halloween pastime. Read More

Meet the Top Contenders for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
October 5, 2017

They’re working to make the Middle East a safer place. Read More

The Surprising Trump–Truman Connection at the United Nations
September 22, 2017

Trump, who has been inconsistent in his stance on the U.N., praised a historic example of American cooperation with its allies. Read More