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Happy Birthday, USA
The US celebrates a birthday every July 4. But do you know the story behind the date? Read why we shoot fireworks, bar-b-que and fly the flag!The history of the country starts with a craving for freedom that hasn't ended yet!
Iran Releases American Hikers
After 781 days in an Iranian prison, Scott Fattal and Shane Bauer were released Wednesday, September 21, 2011. Finally free to speak of their emprisonment, they strongly condemned the Iranian government.
Japan Devistated After Earthquake, Tsunami Strike
An 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck Japan, followed within minutes by a 30 foot wall of water. The world watched, horrified as the death toll rose in the island country.
Japan Reeling from Effects of Double Disaster
Amost three weeks after the double disaster of earthquake and tsunami that slammed Japan, there is both hope and dispair. One thing is certain: life there will never be the same.
Kidnap Victim Returns to Family 23-Years Later
Carlina White was kidnapped from Harlem Hospital in 1987. She didn't see her parents again for 23 years. Her own research and determination reunited her with her family.
Lots of History During the third Week of May
A lot of interesting events happened during the third week of May. From piracy to stopping a crime spree, history has lots to offer this week.
Mother of the Civil Rights Movement Remembered
A quiet, mild-mannered seamstress became the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s by refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. December 2010 marks the 55th year of her brave stand ... or, maybe, her brave seat.
North Korea Backs Down from Stance
Peace between North and South Korea seems impossible, but with an attack by North Korea on the South in November, and threats about war games in December, war doesn't seem so far fetched.
One Confusing Horserace
You have a few seconds to memorize the names, jockeys and silk colors for all the horses in the race, call it as the horses run, erase your memory and start over. You glance down at your list of horses ... WHAT?!
President's Surprise Stop at Football Practice
US President Barak Obama made a surprise visit to a high school football practice on his Midwestern bus tour. He gave words of hope and inspiration to the team, visited with the coach and took a few pictures. What words of wisdom did the leader of the free world share with the team, and what did the
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