The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.