The pharaoh Cleopatra may not have been as beautiful as she is depicted in movies, but she was a great politician.
How new immigrants are using food to learn English and connect to their cultures.
Allende returns to the world of historical fiction with "Island Beneath the Sea," the story of a slave girl in 19th Century Haiti.
Animator Sanjay Patel, an artist at Pixar who's worked on "A Bugs Life" and "The Incredibles," tries his hand at Hindu mythology.
This is no SNL skit: Baldwin hosts a public radio show for real when he takes over for Kurt Andersen on "Studio 360."
How supernormal stimuli combined with human instincts developed over hundreds of years results in overindulgence and addictions.
A buried treasure of millions, desperate soldiers and FARC guerrillas all come together in this true-life thriller set in the Colombian jungle.
Suicide bombers aren't the crazed, religious nuts we usually think they are; instead they are created by psychological conditioning.
Writer Ted Conover talks about the many roads he's traveled on the way to his new book, "The Routes of Man."
West meets East in a new book that rewrites Thoreau’s classic work in haiku form, reviving the glorious imagery of "Walden."