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More than 600 donors chipped in to help fund the relaunch of the magazine. More >>
In 1942, Congress and the Administration debated cancelling the famous gridiron match-up between Army and Navy because of wartime gas rationing. President Roosevelt found a novel solution. More >>
SIXTY YEARS AGO THIS MONTH the Soviet Union orbited a “man-made moon” whose derisive chirp persuaded Americans they’d already lost a race that had barely begun More >>
It came over with the Mayflower and stayed on to be the unchallenged drink of democracy. More >>
Incriminating new evidence has come to light in KGB files and the authors' interviews of former Cuban intelligence officers that indicates Fidel Castro probably knew in advance of Oswald's intent to kill JFK. More >>
A diminutive, persuasive Virginian hijacked the Constitutional Convention and forced the moderates to accept a national government with vastly expanded powers More >>
In 1917, fed up with the inaction of conservative suffragists, Alice Paul decided on the unorthodox strategy of pressuring the president directly More >>
A preeminent author recalls his experience as one of America's first combat historians, among a handful of men who accompanied soldiers into the bloodiest battles to write history as it was being made More >>
A junior Army officer, acting on secret orders from the president, bluffed a far stronger Mexican force into conceding North America's westernmost province to the United States More >>
Critical decisions by the Chief Justice saved the Supreme Court’s independence—and made possible its wide-ranging role today More >>