Inside The Rise And Fall Of The Japanese Empire, One Of The Most Genocidal Regimes In History
From 1868 to 1945, the Empire of Japan reigned as a formidable world power — and perpetrated some of history's worst war crimes before and during World War II.
How A Secret Unit In Richard Nixon’s White House Plotted Watergate — And Accidentally Toppled His Presidency
A team of former FBI and CIA operatives, the "White House plumbers" were tasked with stopping information leaks that made the president look bad and fighting back against his enemies. Then things went terribly wrong.
G. Gordon Liddy Was President Nixon’s Most Loyal Henchman — But He Also Caused His Downfall
One of the infamous "plumbers" in Richard Nixon's White House, G. Gordon Liddy was the mastermind behind the Watergate scandal.
Was H. H. Holmes A Serial Killer With A ‘Murder Castle’ Or A Simple Conman?
Today, H. H. Holmes lives on in infamy as "America's First Serial Killer," but the story we've all been told may not be completely true.
Ted Kaczynski: How A Child Math Prodigy Became The Serial-Killing Unabomber
The Unabomber's reign of terror lasted for 17 years and sparked the biggest manhunt in FBI history. But what drove Ted Kaczynski to murder?
‘No Easy Answers’: The Full Story Of The Columbine High School Shooting
The motives for Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold to carry out the Columbine High School massacre had nothing to do with bullying or revenge — and the real truth is even more disturbing.
Mormon Manuscripts, Magic, And Murder: The Crimes Of Master Forger Mark Hofmann
Discover the true story of "Murder Among the Mormons," from Mark Hofmann's white salamander letter forgery to his 1985 bombings.
The Twisted Story Of Shiro Ishii, The Josef Mengele Of World War 2 Japan
Shiro Ishii ran Unit 731 and performed cruel experiments on prisoners until he was apprehended by the U.S. government — and granted full immunity.
‘Intense Hatred And Intense Hunger’: The Grisly Story Of Japanese Cannibalism During WWII
After the war, many Japanese soldiers claimed they only ate human flesh because they were starving. But in most cases, the evidence tells a different story.
The Life Of E. Howard Hunt: From Crooked CIA Spy To Watergate ‘Plumber’
For Watergate ringleader E. Howard Hunt, the crimes he committed on behalf of Richard Nixon pale in comparison to the crimes he committed on behalf of his country.
From The Five Points To The Five Families, Go Inside 200 Years Of New York’s Violent Underbelly
Starting with its first street gang in the early 1800s and continuing with its most recent mob boss assassination in March 2019, New York's history of gangs is as gruesome as it is complicated.