John Jacob Astor fed a growing international addiction—and helped fuel a 19th-century opioid crisis.
She started as a clerk-typist, but when she got to the OSS Emergency Sea Rescue Equipment Section, she began to do more significant work.
The 1889 deluge killed more than 2,200 people, destroyed more than 1,600 homes and swept debris and bodies hundreds of miles away. The man-made debacle still holds many lessons.
This 140-square-mile stretch of land located along the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Israel, has endured decades of protest, military operations and violence.
Despite waves of destruction and disruption triggered by the impact, marine life just above the crater bounced back within a few years.
The victim appeared to survive the volcano’s initial blast, only to be killed by the giant stone slab.
Virginia Hall, a.k.a. the ‘Limping Lady,’ organized sabotage and rescue operations across Vichy France, paving the way for the Allied invasion.
A recently released book details an overheard conversation with Nazi officials as new evidence for an old theory.
Nuclear war and race relations weren't the usual kiddie-show fodder, but they made their way into the safe space of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.'