Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.