Major Race Riots in the U.S.
As Baltimore residents protested the death of Freddie Gray, the governor of Maryland declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard. Learn about some of the most violent riots in U.S. history.
Profile of Nepal
A magnitude-7.8 earthquake has struck central Nepal, killing more than 4,000 people. Read about this tragedy, as well as the history of Nepal and find facts and stats about the country.
Murders in Select U.S. Cities
Compare the number of murders per year in major U.S. cities between 2005, 2009, and 2013.
National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month. Find biographies of famous poets, poetry collections, a Shakespeare primer, and more.
Have Your Say
Which branch of government do you currently have the most respect for?
This Day in History
What Does It Mean?
Biography of the day