Abraham Lincoln was, on balance, an astute judge of character, but now and then he made a mistake. Unfortunately, during the months that led to Gettysburg, those mistakes involved the commanders of the Army of the Potomac. …
The noted chronicler of U.S. military history explores the thoughts of a fictional Confederate fighter as he prepares his troops for Pickett’s Charge
Photographer Todd Harrington revisited the sites shown in images originally captured by Mathew Brady and Timothy O’Sullivan to reveal how the setting of the Civil War’s most important turning point has evolved in the past …
Full Throttle opens today at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles, becoming the tallest, fastest looping coaster in the world. Here’s a look at its record-breaking predecessors.
We list ‘em all, from Baby Cambridge to “Fetus King” Shapur II.
Nearly 50 years ago, A LIFE cover story warned that the government is snooping on Americans far too much. Some of that story could have been written this week, amid revelations that the Obama administration is collecting Americans’ phone records.
Some believe that the images depict a wing of Earhart’s two-engine Lockheed Electra from her doomed 1937 flight.
She was thrown out, or at least her head was, with the remains of other animals – dogs, horses, squirrels – and other debris that the colonists discarded during the winter of 1609-1610.
The 60,000-ton stone structure is larger than a Boeing 747 and could date back over 4,000 years.
He is best-known for his contributions to pure mathematics, calculus and Sudoku.
The bard’s mysterious early life is revealed.
Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her controversial conservative policies inspired a slew of protest songs during the 1980s.