Alwyn Collinson, a 24-year-old, has taken to Twitter to mark the 72nd anniversary of World War II. For the next six years, he'll tweet multiple times a day what was happening on that day, 72 years ago.
New research says that teens' risky behavior, and their desire to be around same-aged peers, are the sorts of skills they need in order to get out of the nest and to lead productive lives.
In Killing Lincoln, Fox News star Bill O'Reilly tries to tell the story of the assassination of the 16th president. Historians, however, are criticizing him for what they say are the book's errors and inaccuracies.
Mnikwa Dlamini, an 88-year-old chief of Swaziland, is an unlikely World War II veteran. He fought to avoid becoming chief, and to win greater freedom for his country.
Near 100 years after their last major use in combat, the British Army museum is taking time to remember all the horses that were vital in war through the years.
Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko survived being sent to Josef Stalin's Gulag for crimes he didn't commit in the mid-20th Century. Now he runs a museum that looks at the history of the forced-labor camps in Soviet Union.
A new book by Tony Horwitz, an award-winning author and Civil War historian, looks at the history of John Brown and his role in starting the Civil War.
The discovery of the 50 meter egg-shaped arrangement of stones in a farmer's field in Victoria, Australia, could hold secrets to ancient Aboriginal astronomy.
Researchers think prehistoric drawings in the famous Rouffignac Cave complex in France may have been done by children, and that part of the cave served as a prehistoric daycare.
O'Reilly, who recently co-authored a new book on Abraham Lincoln, says the president's assassination set America back a hundred years in race relations.