Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.