The find sent academics around the world into a tizzy, prompting some to hail it as the most significant literary discovery in recent memory.

If the Democrats follow through on calls to impeach Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, it would mark the first time since Justice Samuel Chase faced removal from the bench in 1805.

A new book sheds light on a historic evening in 1965, when black author James Baldwin crushed white conservative William F. Buckley Jr. in a televised debate in Britain.

Isaac Franklin and John Armfield amassed a fortune worth several billions in today’s dollars, making the ruthless partners among the wealthiest people in 19th-century America.

Before Warren, Harris or Clinton, there was Victoria Woodhull, the woman often credited as the first female presidential candidate.

The president told yet another story Wednesday about how he experienced the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The defense secretary wasn't hurt or whisked to a secure site. He was standing amid the flames.

Experts place fiberglass soldiers on make-believe battlefields as the Army's new flagship museum nears completion.

From Monticello in Virginia to McLeod in South Carolina, a push to deal with the brutal realities of slavery has generated a backlash but also drawn new visitors.

Nearly a hundred years before enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, the Spanish brought 100 slaves to a doomed settlement on the coast of what is now Georgia or South Carolina.

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