Hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets Monday to mourn Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike Friday. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, led funeral prayers and wept over Soleimani's body. But the fallout…
By Nick Schifrin
Qassem Soleimani was the Middle East's most recognized military commander, strategist and operational chief of Iran's militant proxies and a symbol of its regional ambitions. He was killed in a targeted U.S. drone attack Friday at Baghdad’s international airport. Nick…
An elite Iranian general is dead, and the United States and Iran appear even closer to conflict. In Washington, members of Congress had mixed reactions to the killing of Qassem Soleimani. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a member of the Senate…
The man best suited to operate on the president was a legendary surgeon with extensive experience in treating abdominal wounds. He, however, was in Niagara Falls. McKinley died on Sept. 14, 1901.
By Dr. Howard Markel
By Dr. Howard Markel
Editor’s note: This post contains graphic content and may be disturbing to some readers. On Sep. 19, 1881, James Abram Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, died. His final weeks were an agonizing march towards oblivion that began…
By Colleen Shalby
It was 150 years ago that John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre.
It was less than a week after the end of the Civil War that John Wilkes Booth took the shot that would change America forever. One hundred and fifty years later, America celebrates the life of President Abraham Lincoln.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Russian authorities arrested five men Saturday in connection with Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder, one of whom allegedly confessed to the crime.
By Talia Mindich
Who was the man whose death would trigger one of the most brutal wars in modern history?…
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