Kara Brand

8 Assassination Attempts, 1 Queen Victoria

A newly public kind of reign led Queen Victoria to face—and survive—8 assassination attempts.

16 Books to Read for Black History Month

From great triumphs to continuing struggles, learn more about African American history with these books.

Examine Russia's Long History with Poison in The KGB’s Poison Factory

Boris Volodarsky’s riveting account sheds lights on the Kremlin’s history of poisoning enemies.

13 Books About Fascinating First Ladies

Delve into the absorbing lives of these remarkable women.

Enriching FDR Biographies that Explore the President's Impactful Life and Legacy

Roosevelt led the United States through some of its most trying decades.

9 Intriguing Facts about the Boston Tea Party

Every American knows about the tossed tea that sparked a revolution—but there's more to this story than what you learned in third grade.

12 Best History Books of 2020

Uncover groundbreaking true stories.

11 Presidential Autobiographies to Take a Break With This Election Season

Reflecting on their own lives, these autobiographies offer a unique look into the leaders of the United States.

Explore the Past with Today's Best History Podcasts

Hit rewind with the year's most engaging podcasts.

Jewish Resistance Fighters Pulled Off the Largest Prison Escape of WWII

In October 1943, 300 Jewish prisoners escaped the heavily guarded walls of the Sobibor extermination camp.

Explore New Angles of WWII with 13 Novels That Focus on Untold Stories

These less widely read World War II stories offer readers a meaningful and moving look into the global conflict.

Beloved Journalist and Editor Harold Evans has Passed Away at 92

Evans was known for sharing groundbreaking stories.

STREAMING NOW: Netflix's Newest Docuseries Reveals the Personal Side of The Challenger

With personal accounts, Challenger: The Final Flight offers new insight into the Challenger disaster.