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The U.S. Army has been on the front lines of history for well over two centuries, but in all that time, it has never had a national museum of its own.
Indonesian society remains remarkably sanguine about its 1965/1966 genocide.
The long-lost site of the Battle of St. George has been found by a 61-year-old retired state police investigator.
Mrs. Herz-Sommer was widely described as the oldest known Holocaust survivor.
The game is provocatively titled "Shoot the Devils."
The National Archives will make public on Friday afternoon a trove of secret documents detailing the inner workings of Bill Clinton’s White House.
Thankful villages are those municipalities that didn't lose a single casualty to World War I.
Israel's embassy in Japan has donated more than 300 Anne Frank-related books to public libraries in Tokyo, after many were found vandalised.
An MI5 agent pretending to have Gestapo links secretly controlled a vast network of UK-based Nazi sympathisers, newly-released files reveal.
Japan will form a team to review the lead-up to a 1993 statement which acknowledged its wartime use of sex slaves, its top spokesman says.
The Clinton Presidential Library "will make its first release on Friday of records that were previously withheld from the public under legal provisions that expired early last year."
This could have been possible if the ruler had sex about once a day for 32 years.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have demonstrated that an abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon affected northwest India 4,100 years ago.
An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.
America's most notorious prison continues to reveal its secrets.
Japan hopes to immortalise its kamikaze pilots - a squad of young men who crashed their aircraft into Allied ships in World War Two - by seeking Unesco World Heritage status for a collection of their letters.
Bryan Cranston is a bit surprised to find himself defending former President Lyndon B. Johnson.
55 guests at George Washington's farewell party drank 54 bottles of Madeira, 60 bottles of claret, eight of whiskey, 22 of porter, eight of hard cider, 12 of beer, and seven bowls of alcoholic punch.
A trove of Clinton White House records long processed for release remains hidden from public view.
Andrew Napolitano questions the economic underpinnings of the Civil War and Lincoln's legacy, but Larry Wilmore argues that tea isn't the only black thing worth fighting for.