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.
"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."
The Cordelière went down in history as it sailed into enemy fire, sinking England's most powerful ship, while the rest of the French fleet fled.
NYU has issued an apology to black students following a controversy sparked over racially stereotyped food and beverage options at a Black History Month event.
To the disbelief of spectators, all of the animals which entered into the gates perished, while miraculously, the priests emerged unscathed.
More women are competing in Pyeongchang than previous Winter Games, but it's still not equal.
The Black Sea is fascinating to archaeologists because its zero-oxygen "dead zone" preserves shipwrecks and artifacts for thousands of years.
It is better, instead of covering up, that Polish legislators remind themselves what happened to us. Israel will not forget.
Einstein described his friend's personality, calling him "goodhearted" but also someone with "a rather sterile, rabbinical mind."
The wildly popular app has started to raise some concerns about data privacy.
About twice as many voters graded Trump's first year an "F" than an "A", a new poll found.