Who Wrote The Declaration Of Independence? The Full, Complicated Story
While Thomas Jefferson was the main author of the Declaration of Independence, the congressional committee of John Adams, Ben Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston played an important role.
How Scores Of Abolitionists Risked Their Lives To Free 100,000 Slaves On The Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad was neither underground nor a railroad — but it did fight the system of slavery by secretly shepherding slaves to freedom in the North.
Ted Bundy’s Victims And Their Forgotten Stories
How many people did Ted Bundy kill? We may never know the full extent of Bundy's heinous crimes, but we can share the tales of the women who we know crossed his path.
Leno And Rosemary LaBianca: The Couple Brutally Murdered By The Manson Family
The night after murdering Sharon Tate and her friends, the Manson Family stabbed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca to death.
Meet The Entelodont, The Horse-Sized “Hell Pig” Whose Teeth Were As Thick As A Human Wrist
Weighing in at 2,000 pounds and sporting arm-sized fangs, the entelodont earned its status as the "hell pig" of prehistoric North America.
Susan Atkins: The Manson Family Member Who Killed Sharon Tate
Susan Atkins fell in love with Charles Manson the minute she met him in San Francisco. She loved him so much, in fact, she obeyed his orders to kill.
Patricia Krenwinkel: From Catholic Student To Manson Family Murderess
Patricia Krenwinkel once thought she'd become a nun. Instead, she became a part of Charles Manson's "family" and killed in his name.
Sirhan Sirhan: The Troubled Young Man Who Killed Robert Kennedy
Was Sirhan Sirhan really the man who killed Robert Kennedy? Or was there a larger conspiracy at play?
Doctor, Gambler, Murderer: The Harrowing Story Of Craigslist Killer Philip Markoff
Craigslist Killer Philip Markoff used the classifieds website to solicit his victims. From there he targeted women who he robbed, abused, and ultimately, killed one.
Inside The Life Of Calamity Jane: The Wild West’s Most Notorious Frontierswoman
The life of Calamity Jane may be more fiction than fact, but it's enthralling either way.
Mary Todd Lincoln: History’s Most Misunderstood First Lady
Mary Todd Lincoln led a tragic life. She suffered the deaths of her mother, three of her children, and her husband. Today, she also suffers from history's cold gaze.