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HarperCollins isn’t the only publisher to wipe Israel off the map

Other publishers have, too.

Virginia of ‘Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus’ grew up to be a teacher

She worked as an educator for more than 40 years.

Why is Christmas on Dec. 25? (It wasn’t always.)

A lesson in the history of the holiday.

Why we celebrate Thanksgiving every year. It isn’t what you think.

You will be surprised to learn who turned Thanksgiving into the holiday we celebrate today.

How many schools are still named after John F. Kennedy?

Here's the way to find out how many schools are named after the presidents.

Why Veterans Day is often confused with Memorial Day

The federal holidays are similar but not identical.

Think you know everything about Veterans Day? Try this quiz.

Take our seven-question quiz about Veterans Day.

James McPherson defends new AP U.S. History framework

He says critics have no basis for their attacks.

Columbus Day: ‘How is this still a thing?’

A look at the history.

Bill Gates wants your kids to learn history this way — and he’s paying to get it into schools

The course is already in a lot of schools.

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