In a treaty signed in Paris on April 30, France swapped 828,000 square miles of North America to the U.S. for $15 million.
How wood pulp paper created the American mass media.
Did the AP and other news organizations get tricked into sympathetic coverage of Hitler?
If you have a life insurance policy, that means your insurance company pays your beneficiaries when you die, ...
UFOs are much older than the Cold War's flying saucers. These 1897 and 1909 sightings of flying machines were the talk of the town.
After being made illegal in the 19th century, why did torture return in the 20th century and why does it continue into the present?
How language and statistics were used to frame the missing children crisis of the 1980s.
As the suburbs emerged in the 19th century, middle-class women, barred from waged labor, took to their gardens to remain productive.
Winter's not over quite yet. The great Blizzard of 1888 was in March.
From location disputes to the type of memorial itself, the fight over how to best respect Lincoln's legacy eventually led to the Lincoln Memorial.