Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.