Historians determined that Cpl. Harold 'Pie' Keller was one of the six men who raised the flag. The list of heroes immortalized in the iconic photo of the U.S. flag being raised over Iwo Jima has been
She was shot dead by the Nazis in 1942. Her secret diary is to be published after 70 years in a bank vault
(CNN) — For almost 70 years, the secret Holocaust diary of the Polish Jewish teenager Renia Spiegel was sealed away in a New York bank vault. Shot dead by the Nazis just as she reached adulthood in 1942,
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Lauren Hetrick was a 16-year-old sophomore at Hershey High School in Hershey, Pa. Her French class was just about to start when a strange announcement came over the P.A.
Every schoolchild in America knows that in fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. An Italian explorer, Cristoforo Colombo is of course most famous for his 'discovery' of North
These natural and cultural wonders, from ancient forests to lost civilizations, were recognized for their value to humanity. The ruins of an ancient city, the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and an
Genetic tests of ancient settlers' remains show that Europe is a melting pot of bloodlines from Africa, the Middle East, and today's Russia. The idea that there were once “pure” populations of ancestral