New research suggests alarming details about the plague, which repeatedly devastated populations across Europe, Asia, and Africa over the centuries.
Eddie Aikau was a surfing legend during a time when Hawaiian legends were being resurrected. As a lifeguard, he attempted more than 500 daring rescues.
The battle to secure Supreme Court justices has a long and contentious history.
The Minaret of Jam, located in Afghanistan's Ghur province, provided a vantage point for the call to prayer. It remained hidden and forgotten until 1886.
The daughter of a slave, Septima Clark graduated from college, became a teacher, and became a fierce advocate for social and cultural change.