Alexander Hamilton's grandson was born to be a great general, but illness intervened
President Truman called for stricter safety codes after dozens leaped to their deaths from 'fireproof'' building
Republic of China Air Force Major “Mike” Hua pulled off a nighttime dead-stick landing in an early U-2
Sixty years after its introduction, Lockheed’s U-2 spyplane continues to serve as America’s eyes in the sky over distant battlefields.
When history travel becomes a reality, visit the small town where the border war got seriously ugly
Only when settlers instituted private property rights did the New World thrive
A few of our favorite locations on the war's most gory single-day battlefield
Surgeons kept temperature, pressure, wind speed, and humidity records—but they didn't know what to do with the data
Among those to follow in Annie Oakley's footsteps was trick-shooting prodigy Freeda Hartzell.
Jamie Montgomery failed, but his case set a precedent that ended chattel bondage in Scotland 12 years later
While pondering the pandemic, read about the greatest getaway artist ever