Omaha, Juno, Utah, Gold and Sword. The names of the Normandy beaches echo in the annals of World War II history, but the iconic invasion wasn’t the last step of the European campaign.
Ever wonder where the word hornswoggle comes from? How about doubloon?
The financial crisis may have started in this century, but the economic system that built up to it has been part of this country since its founding.
It's easy to forget that the big names of history still have living relatives today.
Ask a school kid, and he or she will tell you that slavery in America ended in the mid-1860s. But when did the movement against slavery start?
In 1889, it wasn't a woman's world, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm of reporters Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland when they embarked on a journey to beat Phileas Fogg's fictional travels.