Was Ernest Hemingway a Spy?
March 29, 2017

A new book delves into the secret espionage past of Ernest Hemingway, America’s best-known novelist and one of the most famous figures in the history of literature. Read More

The History Behind Brexit
March 29, 2017

The often-rocky relationship between Britain and the European Union stretches back nearly half a century. Read More

Ahmed Kathrada, Anti-Apartheid Activist and Mandela Confidant, Dies
March 28, 2017

Ahmed Kathrada an anti-apartheid activist, South African politician, former political prisoner and close friend of Nelson Mandela has died at age 87. Read More

Australian “Jurassic Park” Home to World’s Largest Dinosaur Footprints
March 28, 2017

Scientists discovered a dinosaur footprint measuring some 5 feet 9 inches—reportedly the largest ever recorded. Read More

Danish Viking Tomb Reveals Unprecedented Gems
March 27, 2017

An elaborate gilded horse bridle belonging to a high-status Viking that was recently uncovered in Jutland, Denmark may be one of the most important findings of all time. Read More

Cracking the World’s Oldest Cold Case
March 27, 2017

Using all the information scientists know about the extraordinary Copper Age mummy Ötzi the Iceman, a police detective assembled a detailed picture of his murder. Read More

HISTORY Vault: Ancient Discoveries
March 24, 2017

In this week’s featured collection, Ancient Discoveries, find out how ancient knowledge influenced modern military tech. Read More

Letters May Prove George III “Madness” Theory
March 24, 2017

A computer analysis of the British monarch's writing supports the long-held belief that he suffered from a mental illness. Read More

Hoover Home Movies Offer Unique Peek of the White House
March 24, 2017

The recently released reels may be the earliest color film ever taken of the building. Read More

The Daring Photographer Who Captured Life Inside a Nazi Ghetto
March 24, 2017

Wielding his camera like a weapon of truth, Henryk Ross risked his life to take thousands of secret photographs that offer a rare glimpse at daily life inside a Nazi ghetto. Read More