Reference Top Gun leapt to fame with the 1986 movie, but the real US pilot school had a far less glamorous beginning.
Archaeologists working in the West Bank say they've discovered a tiny lead "curse tablet" that may include the oldest known mention of the Hebrew name of God "Yahweh" ever found.
Reference The apostles followed Jesus and after his crucifixion went their separate ways, helping to found the early Christian church, taking their stories to distant lands.
From the the Ark of the Covenant to the crown jewels of Ireland to a 333-carat pink diamond, here are 30 of the world's most valuable (and missing) treasures.
The graves of dozens of early British kings, queens, princes and princesses from King Arthur's era have been revealed.
Inside All About History 115: Learn how Stalin secured his iron grip on power through terror and imprisoning or executing his enemies.
Cleopatra was the last Egyptian pharaoh who is known for her seductive nature. She was also a shrewd and powerful ruler.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered five well-preserved tombs from around the time of the sixth dynasty.
Scientists have discovered the long-lost shipwreck of a whaling vessel that sank during a storm in 1836.
Archaeologists are closing in on a lost medieval town sometimes referred to as Yorkshire's "Atlantis."
Reference Saladin was a Muslim leader who united his people to force the Crusaders out of Jerusalem in 1187, kickstarting the Third Crusade where he fought the forces of Richard the Lionheart.
Rerfence Jousting is individual mounted combat with the lance, enabling the riders to demonstrate skill and courage.
Reference The Cold War was a decades-long diplomatic and military standoff between the Soviet Union and the United States
Reference In 1942, US bombers attacked Japan's capital in retribution for the Pearl Harbor attack.
Three cosmonauts donned Ukraine-flag colors when boarding the space station, but now the Russians say the fashion choice had nothing to do with support for Ukraine.
Reference The Scythians were an important ancient society of warriors and pastoralists who dominated the steppe land north of the Black Sea between 800 B.C. and A.D. 300.