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This Week In History News, Sept. 5 – 11

This Week In History News, Sept. 5 – 11

Mysterious stone balls unearthed at Neolithic Scottish tomb, 800-year-old Merlin texts translated, Napoleon's hat containing traces of his DNA goes up for auction.
50 Famous Photos That Changed Our World

50 Famous Photos That Changed Our World

From Tank Man to the Burning Monk, see the famous photos that captured the attention of the world and changed history in ways we can still feel today.
Inside The Health Crisis Of 9/11 First Responders — And How The U.S. Government Made It Worse

Inside The Health Crisis Of 9/11 First Responders — And How The U.S. Government Made It Worse

Ever since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, thousands of 9/11 first responders have fallen victim to cancer and other terminal illnesses.
This Week In History News, Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

This Week In History News, Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

9,000-year-old beer residue unearthed in China, Neolithic cemetery uncovered in Transylvania, rare collection of early images by Black photographers acquired by the Smithsonian.
Meet Felix Gallardo, ‘The Bill Gates Of Cocaine’ Who Made Mexico A Narcotrafficking Capital

Meet Felix Gallardo, ‘The Bill Gates Of Cocaine’ Who Made Mexico A Narcotrafficking Capital

"The Godfather" of Mexican cocaine, Félix Gallardo spent 18 years growing his narcotics empire. But the brutal murder of an undercover DEA agent who infiltrated his cartel would be his demise.
The Legend Of Butch Cassidy: Robin Hood Or Hoodwinking Robber-Bandit?

The Legend Of Butch Cassidy: Robin Hood Or Hoodwinking Robber-Bandit?

Some hailed Butch Cassidy as a Robin Hood figure for stealing cattle from big ranches that put smaller businesses out of work.
The Tragic Story Of The Donner Party And Their Doomed Journey Westward

The Tragic Story Of The Donner Party And Their Doomed Journey Westward

The Donner Party left Illinois for California in April 1846 — but just eight months later, their journey descended into mass cannibalism.
This Week In History News, Aug. 22 – 28

This Week In History News, Aug. 22 – 28

Ancient statue of a Greek goddess found in Turkey, prehistoric whale species discovered in Egypt, and Al Capone's favorite gun put up for auction.
Stephen McDaniel Was Interviewed On TV About A Murder – And It Turns Out He Did It

Stephen McDaniel Was Interviewed On TV About A Murder – And It Turns Out He Did It

Throughout the local news segment, Stephen McDaniel acts like a distraught neighbor, shocked by the disappearance of an ex-classmate. It turned out he was responsible for her murder.
The Harrowing Mystery Of The Dyatlov Pass Incident

The Harrowing Mystery Of The Dyatlov Pass Incident

In January of 1959, nine young Soviet hikers died under mysterious circumstances while trekking through the Ural Mountains in what's now known as the Dyatlov Pass incident.
50 Interesting Random Facts That Will Melt Your Brain And Shock Your Friends

50 Interesting Random Facts That Will Melt Your Brain And Shock Your Friends

From Abraham Lincoln's wrestling career to the killer habits of cats, these random facts are guaranteed to boggle your mind.