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The Oregon Trail looms large in the American imagination. But journalist Rin...
Journalist Rinker Buck had a crazy idea — and a brother with a knack for driving mules. His new memoir recounts what happened when the two very different men set off in a covered wagon.
Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, left, and Walter Naegle, right, became pa...
Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and his life partner, Walter Naegle, wanted to legally protect their relationship. But it was the early 1980s, when marriage wasn't an option — and adoption was.
An aerial view shows the Yarnell Hill fire burning June 29, 2013 near the to...
The Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013 was one of the deadliest incidents for wildland firefighters in American history. Nineteen of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died — many inside their fire shelters.
More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.
Staff Sgt. Patricia King, who has been in the Army for 16 years, says she de...
Being openly transgender is officially prohibited in the Army, but Staff Sgt. Patricia (formerly Peter) King says her support system at work "has been absolutely amazing" during her transition.
Adonal Foyle (center) plays for the Orlando Magic against the Milwaukee Buck...
Adonal Foyle has financial advice for professional athletes. "You really have to put money in its proper place," he says. "If we do that, we will respect it — but not give it too much power over us."