They won't be lost to fire, like much of the Universal Music catalog, but who will save the mixtapes?
From the beginning, the Central Valley's productivity was a result of the most intensive farming experiment the world had ever seen. And now, farmers are pushing even harder against biological realities. An excerpt from Mark Arax's critically acclaimed new book, "The Dreamt Land."
U.S. government archives narrate the human rights abuses committed by Argentina's military junta, often with the assistance of the American government.
A new biography sheds light on the suffragette movement's attempts to cover up its own more radical past.
In his latest book, French historian Dominique Kalifa investigates how mainstream representations of poverty have been used for centuries to harm the poor.
The Spanish government rejected the Mexican president's demand, suggesting Spain's invasion of the Americas shouldn't be judged through our modern lens.
Reports on anti-Semitism are important not because they act as a warning system to Jewish communities, but in how they remind the public of the dangers of anti-Semitic thought.
In 1919, a massive wave of molasses marked one of the strangest industrial disasters in modern history. It also marked a major moment in U.S. public policy.
This year, members of the most diverse Congress ever opted for over a dozen different religious and non-religious texts in their swearing-in ceremonies.
Showers, now a mainstay of our daily routines, were once a cure for insanity and criminality.
New research finds that people living in climatically turbulent regions tend to make riskier decisions than those in relatively more stable environments.
The hurried and partisan Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh mirrors several notable examples of similarly politicized confirmations from our past.
In Tulelake, California, a municipal airport was built on the site of a former internment camp, and now it is at the center of a serious debate over preserving the historical significance of the land.
Almost all American archives are at risk from disasters or changing temperatures. Community history will probably be the first to go.
On how politics and fear, rather than the day-to-day risks and realities of life at the U.S.-Mexico border, have historically shaped border policies.
Is a moment of solidarity possible in an age of decentralized media?