How a renovation made the Supreme Court a friendlier place
One simple change to how the Supreme Court bench was designed made a world of difference to how the justices communicated.
The heroine of Lime Rock Lighthouse
Ida Lewis saved as many as 25 people during her service at the lighthouse. But her deeds have largely been forgotten.
The assassin who wore braids and killed Nazis
Freddie Oversteegen was 14 when she joined the Dutch resistance.
Colonel Blood, the scoundrel who tried to steal Great Britain's crown jewels
Thomas Blood had somewhat of a shady past. According to Ireland’s History magazine, he had a reputation for espionage and conducting terrorist campaigns — though many of his plans were foiled just in time.
The rookie pilot who was ready to give her life on Sept. 11
Heather Penney was among the first female combat pilots in the country. On Sept. 11, 2001, she got a mission: Bring down the fourth hijacked plane hurtling towards Washington.