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He Was Hollywood’s Favorite Native American, But Iron Eyes Cody Wasn’t Native At All

He Was Hollywood’s Favorite Native American, But Iron Eyes Cody Wasn’t Native At All

Iron Eyes Cody quickly became Hollywood's go-to actor for Native American roles, but America's noble "Indian" was of Sicilian descent.
The Gruesome Story Of Baby Face Nelson — Public Enemy Number One

The Gruesome Story Of Baby Face Nelson — Public Enemy Number One

Luck ran out for Baby Face Nelson in a hail of bullets at the young age of 25, but not before he became one of America's most ruthless killers.
‘No Easy Answers’: The Full Story Of The Columbine High School Shooting

‘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.
FBI Informant, Murderer, Experimental Test Subject: The Tale Of Famed Mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

FBI Informant, Murderer, Experimental Test Subject: The Tale Of Famed Mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

James "Whitey" Bulger, one of America's most dangerous mob leaders, lived a double life as an FBI collaborator. But who was working for who?
The Gruesome 1916 Shark Attacks: 4 Deaths In 12 Days And An Enduring War On Sharks

The Gruesome 1916 Shark Attacks: 4 Deaths In 12 Days And An Enduring War On Sharks

The horrifying 12 days that made up the 1916 shark attacks along the New Jersey coast spawned a mass fear and paranoia for sharks that we still feel today.
Freed Slave, Boxer, Entrepreneur: The Story Of The First Black Celeb Athlete, Bill Richmond

Freed Slave, Boxer, Entrepreneur: The Story Of The First Black Celeb Athlete, Bill Richmond

Born into slavery, Bill Richmond managed to get to England where the free man became the country's biggest and potentially first, African-American athletic celeb.
John Surratt: John Wilkes Booth’s Co-Conspirator Who Escaped Justice

John Surratt: John Wilkes Booth’s Co-Conspirator Who Escaped Justice

Clandestine, slippery, and young — John Surratt was the only Confederate co-conspirator who evaded justice after the assassination of President Lincoln.
The Horrific Case Of Central Park Jogger Trisha Meili And The Conviction Of The Central Park Five

The Horrific Case Of Central Park Jogger Trisha Meili And The Conviction Of The Central Park Five

Five minority teenagers known as the Central Park Five were charged with the assault and rape of Trisha Meili and spent years behind bars. But here's what really happened.
The Full Story Behind Columbine High School Shooters Eric Harris And Dylan Klebold

The Full Story Behind Columbine High School Shooters Eric Harris And Dylan Klebold

Columbine shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were hardly the bullied outcasts bent on revenge that they were made out to be — they wanted to see the world burn.
The Story Of Paul Snider, The ‘Jewish Pimp’ Who Murdered His Playmate Wife

The Story Of Paul Snider, The ‘Jewish Pimp’ Who Murdered His Playmate Wife

Paul Snider was a low-life from Vancouver when he met his meal ticket, Dorothy Stratten. When she outgrew him, Snider wouldn't stand for it.
Glamour, Gangsters, And Racism: 30 Photos Inside Harlem’s Infamous Cotton Club

Glamour, Gangsters, And Racism: 30 Photos Inside Harlem’s Infamous Cotton Club

The Cotton Club had a reputation for catapulting famous careers, but history has a way of glossing over the cabaret's social transgressions.