Tracing the connection between a ubiquitous paper product and the women's liberation moment.
The Platters, the Flamingos, and other pioneering performers share stories of divided audiences, Jim Crow absurdities and harrowing violence.
The languages that many of us have grown up with are very different from the languages that have been spoken throughout the vast majority of human existence.
Is it the $450 million piece a real Leonardo or a mediocre product of his workshop? It all comes down to the orb.
In the early 2000s, the Southern California brand was irrelevant. Now it’s a $2.3 billion global powerhouse worn by pretty much everyone.
The Third Reich pushed decaffeinated drinks as official state policy.
Every missile shot has what is called a footprint — a teardrop-shaped area under the flight path that needs to be clear of people in case the thing crashes. For rockets shot into space, that expanse usually is only found on coastlines, such as eastern Florida
Byzantine civilization, the eastern Roman empire whose capital was at Constantinople, is mostly known today for its spirituality and eccentricities, but it was also deeply pragmatic and advanced.
The players discuss the success of strange 1992 confection — a smash amid grunge and gangsta rap — and Taylor Swift's unexpected tribute.
Interviews with al-Qaeda members and bin Laden's family reveal a pact that allowed the group to prepare for its next phase.
In the 1850s, families began commissioning portraits of their deceased loved ones in a trend that came to be known as
One American photographer's inside look at the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
From ancient China to the new "Zombie Star."
You can tell which country used to own which part of the US simply by how the lands were surveyed and allocated.
The neo-Bolsheviks among us offer a false and misleading vision of the past.
The curious case of soul food in department stores.
The composer Brian Eno, who joined the Portsmouth Sinfonia in late 1970 as a clarinetist (he'd never played that particular instrument before), would go on to remark that the group’s ranks were filled with "a range of competence, from bona fide virtuosi to extremely incompetent."
Bannon's restless phone calls. Confusion at The New York Times. Awkward silences at Fox News. These are the stories that don't usually get out.
Bob Hicks was spending a cold December night in his barracks 53 years ago at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, South Dakota when the phone rang.
By the mid-1930s, KKK hero tropes had been absorbed into popular culture, distanced from their white supremacist roots, and reproduced as generic formula in pulp adventure fiction.
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