Will Northern Ireland’s Hard-Earned Peace Be Shattered by Brexit?
Worries mounting on the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.
The Day the Government “Solved” JFK and MLK’s Assassinations
A House committee issued a report on two of the most controversial murders in history 40 years ago.
Why Our Congress Couldn’t Stop Slavery, But UK’s Parliament Could
The US banned the slave trade first, but the Brits ended slavery decades earlier.
How Houdini’s Brother Kept His Act (and Legacy) Alive
The family business continued even after the legendary escape artist's death.
Could the US Be Barreling Toward Another Oil Crisis?
More than 45 years after the 1973 oil crisis, the U.S. oil supply has—and hasn’t—changed.
The Explosion That Almost Killed a US President (and Likely Saved His Love Life)
One voyage nearly toppled our government 175 years ago today.
Pancakes vs Patriots: The War Over Remembering the Revolutionary War
Is an IHOP about to open atop the nation’s largest Revolutionary War burial ground?
How Charles Darwin Spawned So Much Pseudo-Scientific Racism
The iconic "On the Origin of Species" has a tragic legacy of being misinterpreted to justify bigotry.