America’s northeastern corner was a revolutionary battleground — and a loyalist haven.
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After he retreated to the woods of New Hampshire in the 1950s, famed author J.D. Salinger made an unexpected new friend.
Literary legends Ernest Hemingway and J.D. Salinger met more than once in the middle of World War II.
When Christians turfed Muslims out of Spain, they gave rise to a badass Islamic queen.
Isiah Thomas is one of the greatest NBA players ever, whose quest for boardroom distinction started with a candy bar.
Forget Joseph Kennedy, George Soros and John Paulson — this little-known short seller was the true king of Wall Street.
On April Fools’ Day 1973, John Lennon and Yoko Ono asked the world to imagine a nation with no boundaries.
This killer murdered in broad daylight, and in front of cops, but it was a “friend” who would be his undoing.
A near tragedy on a sailing trip to Bermuda rejuvenated the legendary rock star.
Both Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan will hold independence referenda in the coming weeks. We look back in history to see if they’re likely to succeed.
Penal facilities tested the theory of whether easier-on-the-eye meant easier-to-reform.
Two women settled on a tiny island, but when the Nazis came for them, they fought back.