Battle Of Los Angeles: The False Alarm That Left LA In Chaos
Months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Los Angeles residents woke up to sirens, explosions, and searchlights across the skies. Was the "Battle of Los Angeles" a shadowy government coverup or an embarrassing military blunder?
Bobby Fuller Was Becoming America’s Biggest Rock ‘N’ Roller — Then He Was Found Dead
The 23-year-old musical genius and frontman for The Bobby Fuller Four was on the brink of superstardom when he was found inexplicably burned and bruised in the front seat of his mom's car.
The Business Plot: The Little-Known Story Of The Wall Street Scheme To Launch A Fascist Coup In America
As FDR's New Deal worried Wall Street, a cadre of bankers decided to replace him with decorated Marine Corps General Smedley Butler as their fascist dictator. Here's how they failed.
Inside The Nazis’ Forced Labor Camps — And The Companies That Reaped The Benefits
The Nazis told their prisoners Arbeit macht frei, or "Work sets you free." In truth, millions of forced laborers were worked to death.
The True Story Of The Angels Of Mons, The World War I Myth That Captivated Britain
How the Angels of Mons legend had the British public believing that actual divine warriors were on their side against the Germans during The Great War.
What Did Charles Manson Do? The Little-Known Story Of The Thin Case Against Him
Did Charles Manson kill anyone? No. Who said he ordered any killings? Only the killers themselves. So, in truth, what did Charles Manson do?
Charles Manson: Madman, ‘Murderer,’ American Myth
He didn't kill anyone and he's even claimed he never ordered his followers to kill anyone. Was Charles Manson a murderous mastermind or the mentally ill scapegoat for a group of drug-addled kids who got in way over their heads?
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 math prodigy Ted Kaczynski to murder?
‘No Easy Answers’: The Full Story Of The Columbine High School Shooting
Why the motives for the Columbine High School shooting had nothing to do with bullying or revenge — and why the real truth is even more disturbing.
Charles-Henri Sanson: The Royal Executioner Of 18th-Century France
From the days of the sword through the advent of the guillotine, Charles-Henri Sanson killed some 3,000 people during his bloody career.