Some countries argue that they should keep their ocean territories, even if the land they're based on is submerged.
Initially supportive of Belgian King Leopold II’s claim to have created a “free state” of Congo, Williams changed his mind when he saw the horrors of empire.
The gay men's magazines QQ and Ciao! were unabashedly liberated, but they still catered to an exclusive audience.
The debate over what counts as authentic Mexican food may be moot when there are 7,000 Taco Bells around the world.
When Rome burned in 192 CE, the city's vibrant community of scholars was devastated. The physician Galen described the scale of the loss.