Much of the credit for the digital revolution is owed to the early pioneers of Silicon Valley -- from transistor inventor William Shockley and the Traitorous Eight to investor Sherman Fairchild, Intel CEO Andy Grove and microprocessor inventor Ted Hoff. This photo gallery features 12 men whose work and innovations helped to launch the some of the most significant technological advances in history.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.