Saint Barbara, beheaded by her own father, became the patron saint of artillery
'Special Agent' Anthony Comstock took reporters along when he raided purveyors of porn and prophylactics
In 1777, a high-born wife takes her youngsters to North America to find her husband, a German officer fighting under British command. What could go wrong?
Give credit for the national holiday to a woman who wouldn't give up
An act meant to protect women wound up being a cudgel against common adulterers and men on the FBI's blacklist
Citizen Reporters: S.S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the Magazine that Rewrote America, by Stephanie Gorton
Idaho mother's inconsequential lawsuit challenging gender discrimination forced a rewrite of the entire U.S. code.
The effects of imprisonment on the senses scarred prisoners for the rest of their lives