He survived the first showers of ash and rock, but was toppled as he tried to flee the city.
President Donald Trump's White House has been hit with a series of ethics scandals.
Passengers on a Mother's Day Alaska Airlines flight ended up being part of its history.
The Nazca Lines are a series of giant ancient drawings etched into the sands of the Peruvian desert.
In a race against tunneling looters, archaeologists stumbled on an "extraordinary" discovery just outside where the lost city walls once stood.
Saqqara is a vast ancient burial ground that once served as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.
A common misconception among Americans is that Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico's independence.
Two more women have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse against the R&B singer.
The rapper tweeted, "Republicans were the ones [who] helped black people." It's a little more complicated than that.
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.