Writer Marilynne K. Roach explains which stories are true and what is only myth when it comes to the famous Salem witch trials.
Fifty years after his assassination in Dallas, John F. Kennedy remains one of the most famous and admired Americans of the 20th century – although historians are split over the import of his 1,000 days in the Oval Office. Can you tell fact from fiction about JFK? Match wits with D.C. Decoder over the nation's 35th president.
A government shutdown typically ends after both sides have established strong positions, then work toward a solution. Instead, rhetoric over the current impasse is turning personal and vindictive.
To understand America’s past-to-present we would do well to recognize and know more about those African-Americans edited out of the nation’s narratives – from my great-grandfather E.A. Savoy to Eugene Allen, the White House butler fictionalized in the film 'Lee Daniels' The Butler.'
In the US-Russia talks on Syria's chemical weapons, the two countries may clash over Moscow's interests and American ideals. Such disputes can be resolved, as US history shows.