History Stories
What Happened to the Branch Davidians After Waco?
May 16, 2018

The Branch Davidians fell from public view after the disastrous raid of their compound, but they still have a presence in Waco, Texas—and around the world. Read More

Frank Sinatra’s Mob Ties and Other Secrets from His FBI File
May 14, 2018

The FBI documented Old Blue Eyes’ every move for 40 years. Read More

The Mystery of Nikola Tesla’s Missing Files
May 3, 2018

The FBI has finally declassified its files on Nikola Tesla, but questions remain. Read More

Why Martin Luther King’s Family Believes James Earl Ray Was Not His Killer
April 4, 2018

Fifty years after his assassination, Dr. King’s family thinks the convicted gunman was innocent. Read More

How the Black Panthers’ Breakfast Program Both Inspired and Threatened the Government
February 6, 2018

The Panthers’ popular breakfast programs put pressure on political leaders to feed children before school. Read More

Thurgood Marshall Had a Secret Relationship with the FBI
October 12, 2017

Did it help or hurt the civil rights movement? Read More

This Man Helped Thwart the Biggest Terror Attack That Almost Happened
September 11, 2017

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Government Terrorist Trackers Before 9/11: Higher Ups Wouldn’t Listen
August 30, 2017

Before 9/11, only a few dedicated law-enforcement and intelligence agents understood the enormity of the terrorists' ambitions. And they had a hard time convincing their bosses. Read More

The Shocking Medieval Execution Story Referenced by James Comey
June 8, 2017

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Robert Hanssen: American Traitor
May 10, 2017

On May 10, 2002, former FBI agent Robert Hanssen was sentenced to life in prison for selling U.S. secrets to Moscow. Read More