Kingdoms and Monarchs of the World
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has died. Take a look at all of the monarchies in the world.
Profile of Yemen
The government of Yemen has resigned and Houthi rebels have taken over the capital. Read about the history of and recent events in this important Arab country.
The Death Penalty Worldwide
See which 140 countries have abolished the death penalty.
Black History Month
February is Black History Month. Read biographies of famous African Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts, and more.
Have Your Say
Which was America's most horrific war?
This Day in History
What Does It Mean?
Biography of the day