The ambitious Ohio Republican dreaded being caught up with congressmen in complicated railroad scheme
U.S. Navy brought a situation on itself by granting its captains "letters of marque" to harass Spanish ships.
When history travel becomes a reality, visit the small town where the border war got seriously ugly
A few of our favorite locations on the war's most gory single-day battlefield
Remnants of war lurk on tiny Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.
Long before it became Margaritaville, Key West was a boom town built on bad news
It’s easy enough to design a bad airplane, but it takes real gumption to put it into production despite all signs to the contrary.
California's Richmond harbor recalls an era of can-do American spirit.
National Park Service program helps preserve historic structures and monuments
Frank Meyer combed Asia for unknown fruits and crops that proved valuable to U.S. agriculture