Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is opening a new yearlong exhibit exploring the impact of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands.
An eclectic mix of some of the most cherished autographs in history — including those of George Washington and Michael Jackson — will be on display to showcase what curators say is the dying art of the signature.
Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.
On Thursday, four Washington-area Holocaust survivors organized a gathering with German Ambassador Peter Ammon to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
There’s never been any love lost between the Ravens and Browns, NFL step-brothers with a shared history.
The University System of Maryland campus in Hagerstown is displaying an unusual piece of Civil War history.
The old American tradition of keeping souvenirs as historical mementos is the focus of a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution.
Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.
The flagpole from which an American flag now flutters in front of the Roger Brooke Taney house on South Bentz Street might be considered a bookend in local history.
The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department.
It’s the final chapter in a brazen scheme to steal part of history. Millions of dollars’ worth of political collectables are now back with their rightful owners.