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Some Russians Still Regret Selling Alaska To The U.S. 150 Years Later

Some Russians Still Regret Selling Alaska To The U.S. 150 Years Later

With U.S.-Russia relations at their most tense since the Cold War, Vladimir Putin has criticized U.S. actions in Alaska.
50 Photos Celebrating Women’s History

50 Photos Celebrating Women’s History

Telling women that they can't do things seems to be one of man's most beloved — and foolish — pastimes.
Legendary Film Director Acted As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Ghostwriter

Legendary Film Director Acted As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Ghostwriter

The director behind what's widely regarded as the greatest film ever made helped Roosevelt with speechwriting and campaigning.
JFK’s Candid Thoughts On Hitler, Russia, The UN Revealed In Up-For-Sale Diary

JFK’s Candid Thoughts On Hitler, Russia, The UN Revealed In Up-For-Sale Diary

JFK's diary houses some surprising views on world affairs.
This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

The true story of Pocahontas, tourists headed to the Titanic, Jesus' tomb reopens, Cold War nuclear footage declassified, Lindbergh baby case detective unmasked.
Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Some may cast a questioning eye toward Ivanka Trump's role in her father's presidency, but the truth is that it's nothing new.
History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

The anachronistic adage goes that women should be seen and not heard — these women didn't buy it.
The Best Little-Known Stories About America’s First Ladies

The Best Little-Known Stories About America’s First Ladies

Secret power, long-held grudges, and lots of love in the West Wing.
Mysterious Detective X Who Helped Solved Lindbergh Kidnapping Finally Unmasked

Mysterious Detective X Who Helped Solved Lindbergh Kidnapping Finally Unmasked

Nine notebooks forgotten in a dusty box have uncovered the identity of Detective X, the crime-fighting forensic genius of the 1930s.
The Tragic Tale Of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel, Who Died In A Mental Asylum

The Tragic Tale Of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel, Who Died In A Mental Asylum

Audrey Munson's statuesque likeness can be seen throughout New York City to this day. Unfortunately, her own success didn't last long.
U.S. Government Declassifies Cold War Footage Of Some Of History’s Largest Nuclear Tests

U.S. Government Declassifies Cold War Footage Of Some Of History’s Largest Nuclear Tests

Though only tests, some of the very explosions depicted here in fact resulted in devastating human and environmental casualties.