The true story behind Thanksgiving is a bloody one, and some people say it's time to cancel the holiday
The real history of Thanksgiving is far darker than a celebratory feast between English Pilgrims and the local Native Americans who helped them.
Netflix just released the fourth season of the "The Crown," featuring Princess Diana. Here are 16 things you may not know about the real-life royal.
Charles, The Prince of Wales will one day become king of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Here are the best photos of his career so far.
In what has felt like the longest year ever, you might find it hard to believe some of these major events happened this year.
Kamala Harris will be America's first Black woman vice president, and husband Doug Emhoff the first-ever second gentleman. Here's a timeline of their relationship.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the election. Harris will serve as vice president, and her husband Doug Emhoff will be second gentleman.
The best movies and TV shows about presidents try to find the real human inside them — but it also helps to look the part.
Joe Biden is projected to be the next US president and Dr. Jill Biden the first lady. Here's a timeline of their relationship.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to win the 2020 presidential election, according to Decision Desk HQ.
Election Day is here, and more celebrities than ever are endorsing candidates. Here are 35 celebrities who've revealed who they are supporting.
Donald Trump was the oldest person ever elected to the presidency — here are 14 other records broken by US presidents
Whoever wins the election this year will break the record for the oldest president in history. At 43, John F. Kennedy was the youngest elected president.
When their terms end, US presidents must move out of the country's most famous address and make other living arrangements.
Some US first ladies grew up in humble suburban homes, while others were raised on wealthy plantations and estates.
First ladies are in charge of planning the menus for state dinners, and they have influenced American food trends with their tastes.
Intimate photos of ghost-town dwellers and modern-day hermits show what a life lived in solitude is really like
When we think of hermits, we might not be thinking about people who have chosen to live in solitude — these pictures show what their lives look like.
Halloween night is meant to be spooky and fun, but for some, the night can be deadly. Here are 10 murders that have happened on Halloween.
From inaugurations to national disasters and impeachments, here are iconic photos of presidents taken over the last 100 years.
It was a decade of social progress, activism, political upheaval, and a new kind of pop culture.
The young woman, Kallayah, from Georgia, told local news reporters that she recently lost a number of jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jimmy Carter turns 96 today. Here are 8 incredible things he still does that prove age is just a number.
Carter is the longest-living American president. He's still volunteering, writing books, and exercising regularly.
Details of how the grand jury didn't indict any officers for Breonna Taylor's death are being made public after a juror broke ranks and attacked the Kentucky AG
The juror accused AG Daniel Cameron of misrepresenting proceedings, and said they were given no option to indict over Breonna Taylor's death.
A grand jury on Wednesday declined to charge two of the three officers involved in Breonna Taylor's killing in her own home in Louisville, Kentucky.
Some kidnapped children, like Elizabeth Smart, have reappeared after a few weeks, months, or even years.
Many birthplaces and childhood homes of US presidents have been turned into museums or national parks.
From Natalie Portman to Jim Carrey, a slew of entertainers from all over the world have flocked to the United States to pursue their dreams.
True crime is a national obsession. Do you remember the most notorious crime that took place in your state?
There are currently 127 women serving in Congress, but many more have made political history through the years.
The man, in his 80s, was slightly burned and his home is uninhabitable. The fate of the fly is unknown.
Across the US, there are serial killers who haven't been caught, missing people who haven't been found, and murders that haven't been solved.
They had "dreams and plans and a story," Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said at the park. "They weren't finished yet."
Before Princess Diana died on August 31, 1997, at the age of 36, she proved time and time again that she put her children first.
"The day I walked down the aisle, I felt that my personality was taken away from me, and I was taken over by the royal machine."
A sheriff's department in the path of Hurricane Laura told residents that if they don't evacuate the best they can do is ID them after they die
Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm at 1 a.m. CT on Thursday, met with warnings of extreme winds and storm surge.
A Black student who was suspended because of his hairstyle returned to school today after a federal judge blocked a grooming policy that his lawyer says is based on standards of a racial hierarchy
Kaden Bradford and his cousin Deandre Arnold garnered national attention earlier this year over the school's hair policy, which is still in place.
From having jobs as teachers and lawyers to how they met their husbands, these first ladies' former lives will surprise you.
Video shows students at the University of North Georgia starting the semester with a huge party as the state battles a surge in coronavirus infections
The state of Georgia currently has more than 55,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, with young people aged 18 to 29 accounting for most of them.
An Australian surfer saved his wife from a great white shark attack by leaping on the predator's back and repeatedly punching until it let go
The man jumped onto the predator's back, which had been mauling his wife's right leg, as they surfed off the coast of New South Wales.
Beloved chef and cultural icon Julia Child introduced French cooking to Americans through her famous cookbook and the subsequent TV series that evolved from her recipes.
Known for her cheery demeanor and unique voice, Julia Child taught the art of French cuisine to millions of American home cooks. But did you know that she was over 6 feet tall?
A woman at a bachelorette party allegedly coughed on a Nashville restaurant server after they were told they couldn't move their tables together because of COVID-19 measures
The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is investigating the incident as a simple assault, Alpha XR News reported.
Chip and Joanna Gaines just announced 'Fixer Upper' will be returning to a TV near you. Here are things you might not know about the famous couple.
Martha Stewart has lived so many different lives — from being a model to hosting a TV show with Snoop Dogg — it's hard to keep up.
'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek says he's 'on the right track' on road to recovery from pancreatic cancer
Trebek's doctor said he is expected to mark his two-year survival next February, and Trebek said, "I expect to be hosting the show if I am around."
Before they got to the White House, these future presidents worked as teachers, lawyers, and tailors.
Fans of TV chef Gordon Ramsay might be surprised to learn his favorite fast-food order is a double cheeseburger "animal style" from In-N-Out.
I woke up from a coma with memory gaps for the last 30 years. Here's how I pieced my life back together.
Writer Todd Wasserman describes his journey to remember his life after a cardiac arrest wiped his memory.
Colorful 'friendly fridges' with free food have been popping up on New York City streets to feed those who are struggling
Neighborhood volunteers fill and clean the fridges in an effort to reduce waste and feed the community.
Mary Kay Letourneau, who married a former student after being convicted of raping him, died of cancer
In June 1996, police discovered Letourneau, then 34, with her then 12-year-old student Vili Fualaau in a minivan parked at the Des Moines Marina.
Cities around the US have already cut at least $1.19 billion from police budgets since George Floyd was killed
Cities including New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Boston have answered calls to reduce police funding as Black Lives Matter protests continue.
Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested at a $1 million luxury 4-bedroom New Hampshire house that was bought last year in cash
Maxwell, a former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is accused of helping him sexually abuse underage victims over the course of many years.
More than 100 armed police officers are clearing away Seattle's CHOP 'autonomous zone,' overturning toilets as they go
The city's mayor issued an order to clear "unlawful assembly" in the area. The move comes days after two teenagers were shot in the zone.
From homophones to words with doubled letters, the English language can be as unpredictable as it is colorful.