The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance.
U.S. history books and documentaries that tell the story of lynching in the U.S. have focused on black male victims, to the exclusion of women.
Are Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un serious about denuclearization or will they play the same games as their predecessors?
Superman—the first, most famous American superhero—turns 80 this year.
Newsweek speaks to several leading Cold War historians about the current conflict between America and Russia.
The papyrus contains incantations written in Coptic—an Egyptian language that uses characters based on the Greek alphabet.
"I enjoyed showing Mrs. Abe a timeless part of Florida's history," Melania Trump said.
DAMN is the first hip-hop or contemporary music of any style to win the award.
The state was the first to secede from the Union over the right to own slaves, and a modern threat is over the right to own guns.
Unexploded bombs from World War II are a persistent hazard in Germany, even more than 70 years since the end of the war.
The origins of April Fools' Day, a holiday celebrated by playing tricks on people and spreading hoaxes, are shrouded in mystery and lost to history. But there are a few good theories of how and why the first of April became a day of impish delight.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un plans to pit the U.S. and China against one another in a game he thinks only he can win.
The worst of the air pirates was a man who became more dangerous after he was caught and imprisoned.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains in burial ground containing at least 47 tombs.
A medieval poem, tree rings and ice cores have revealed new information on the history of Christianity in Iceland.
WWE announced WrestleMania 35 would return to the New York–New Jersey area in 2019. Here's every time the "Showcase of the Immortals" took place in the Big Apple.