With the Smithsonian's pair undergoing conservation and others in storage, fans of the 1939 film will just have to wait to see Dorothy's pumps.
Timothy Snyder, a professor of Eastern European history at Yale, shifts his focus from the past to the present to help Americans counter the erosion of democracy.
Was Putin's presence linked to the timing and what history does the city have of extremism?
The pope's recent suggestion that the Catholic Church discuss celibacy vows harks back to an earlier version of church practice.
Hungary is attempting to purge itself of totalitarian symbols related to the 40 years of communist rule.
Do recent Russian actions mean a return to traditional aggressiveness after years of retreat?
The president often cites Operation Wetback of 1954 but his plans, if realized, would dwarf that campaign.
Washington, D.C. was built on a firm and dry riverbank—not a marshy swamp, as most assume.
Hate groups are flourishing in liberal California, fueled in part by Donald Trump's election. But the Golden State is no stranger to separatism, bias incidents and extremism.
In the early 1900s, nearly 1 million of the world's estimated 15 million Jews were still living across the Middle East and North Africa. In some countries, only dozens remain.
The Harlem Globetrotters have had a tremendous impact on the world both on and off the court.
Users are posting photos of Mother Teresa, Malala Yousafzai and other iconic women after Republicans silenced the Massachusetts senator.
A hotelier's book denying the massacre also provoked rebukes from China and South Korea's Olympic committee.
Efforts to choose which ethnic or religious groups to let in is poor foreign policy that puts America at risk.
The head of the far-right party in Thuringia described the memorial as a "monument of shame" in Dresden.
In the FBI's view, Ali may have posed a threat because he was a potential source of money and charismatic leadership for the civil rights movement.
The alternate history series based on Philip K. Dick's famous novel returns for a second season, and is far more ominous post election.
A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History goes beneath the surface of Cuba's history, culture and environmental diversity.
The National Museum of American History launched a fundraising campaign to preserve the artifact from "The Wizard of Oz."
Russia strongly protested the move to take down the Communist monument.
In Ethiopia, 9,000 Jews are waiting to move to Israel—but it may not be the promised land after all.