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“You are proud of our history. And unlike the NFL, you always honor and cherish our great American flag,” President… CBS News (Tue Aug 21)
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: President Dwight Eisenhower helps unfurl the new 50-star flag on August 21, 1959 in Washington… Fox News (Tue Aug 21)
New project documents history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South. NBC News (Mon Aug 20)
Google revised a help page that erroneously described how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it… CBS News (Thu Aug 16)
Google clarifies it tracks users who pause location history. The Associated Press (Thu Aug 16)
A look back at Madonna's provocative style history MadonnaAt60 via @CNNstyle CNN International (Thu Aug 16)
His exposure of Bangladesh's injustices and troubled history led to his arrest BBC News (World) (Thu Aug 16)
Florida suspect who invoked state's "stand your ground" defense had history of gun threats, according to complaint… ABC News (Wed Aug 15)
Vermont's Democratic nominee for governor Christine Hallquist, who made history Tuesday as the first transgender gu… CNN (Wed Aug 15)
In Connecticut, Ned Lamont Scores a Decisive Win, and Jahana Hayes Moves Closer to History The New York Times (Wed Aug 15)
Battle over park name shows that history is never the past in Alexandria, Va. Washington Post (Mon Aug 06)
?? California wildfires: Mendocino Complex fire becomes 5th largest in the state's history FRANCE 24 English (Mon Aug 06)
2017 was one of the hottest years in recorded history (and the hottest without El Niño) CNN (Thu Aug 02)
Two history professors resign from public policy center after University of Virginia hires Pres. Trump’s former leg… ABC News (Tue Jul 31)
History will judge Colombia’s outgoing president kindly The Economist (Fri Jul 27)
Amazon tops $2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time in its history CNN (Fri Jul 27)
Facebook has the biggest stock wipeout in American history National Post (Thu Jul 26)
Ruby Lal's revisionist feminist history fills in the details of Nur Jahan's life and provides a vivid picture of th… The Economist (Wed Jul 25)
Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. NBC News (Tue Jul 24)
Judge Kavanaugh called it "one of the most important sentences in First Amendment history." This is the key to unde… The New York Times (Mon Jul 23)
Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations – review The Guardian (Sun Jul 22)
All-Star pitcher Josh Hader apologizes for history of racist tweets: "As a child I was immature and obviously I sa… ABC News (Wed Jul 18)
"Are we going to put aside all of American history so we can claim this, right now, is its darkest hour?" Timothy S… CNN International (Tue Jul 17)
Opinion: Trump’s astounding ignorance about history Washington Post (Tue Jul 17)
Madeleine Albright: Trump is "the most undemocratic president in modern American history" Newsweek (Sat Jul 07)
'Biggest trade war in history' US tariffs on $34bn worth of Chinese imports take effect as China imposes counterme… Al Jazeera English (Fri Jul 06)
From the world’s first ‘test-tube baby’ to treating Ebola victims, @Reuters looks at the history of Britain's Natio… Reuters Top News (Thu Jul 05)
More than 7,600 players have skated in the NHL in the 100 years of its history. Only about 80 have been of Indigeno… The New York Times (Sun Jul 01)
Turkey is leveraging tradition to expand its power in Europe — but the history cuts both Foreign Policy (Mon Jun 25)
Under Trump administration, @Reuters found many people with little or no criminal history arrested for living in U.… Reuters Top News (Fri Jun 22)
Julia Jodouin makes history with Laurentian men’s baseball team @Globe_Sports The Globe and Mail (Fri Jun 22)
History and ideology are making life awkward for Germany and its Visegrad neighbours The Economist (Mon Jun 18)
Steve King's history of racist comments seem to protect him. People are so used to him being offensive that they ju… The New York Times (Sun Jun 17)
Several books on Trump and Russia try to cover the newest details. What they need is more history, writes… Washington Post (Fri Jun 15)
Maine is making history Tuesday with a whole new way of voting Washington Post (Tue Jun 12)
They came. They shook. They made history. The 5 biggest moments as Pres. Trump became the first sitting U.S. pres… ABC News (Tue Jun 12)
"History and jubilation and violence in the air": The new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem officially opens its doors toda… ABC News (Mon May 14)
Katy Perry extended a literal olive branch to Taylor Swift. Here's a brief history of their years-long feud. The New York Times (Thu May 10)
"Why Donald Trump might make history by pleading the Fifth" TIME (Wed May 09)
Google keeps a record of your entire chat history. Here's the trick to deleting it TIME (Tue May 08)
More @cbcnews Raptors look doomed to repeat history as James leads Cavaliers to convincing Game 2 win. CBC News Alerts (Fri May 04)
"He does not know history." CNN's @donlemon and radio host Ebro Darden react to a comment from Kanye West in which… CNN (Wed May 02)
Mass incarceration has dark roots to the largest slave auction in American history | Opinion Newsweek (Tue May 01)
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on trusting Kim Jong-un’s commitments: “We know the history. We know the risks. We’re goi… ABC News (Sun Apr 29)
False flags are real – US has a long history of lying to start wars (Op-Ed by @DanielleRyanJ) RT (Mon Apr 16)
‘No war in history has begun with so little support’ – Galloway slams PM over Syria (VIDEO) RT (Mon Apr 16)
Perspective: Why the Pulitzer Prize committee keeps ignoring women’s history Washington Post (Mon Apr 16)
Xi Jinping oversaw the largest naval parade in China's history in the South China Sea. • At least 10,000 personnel… CNN International (Fri Apr 13)
Over its long history, Egyptian leaders have perfected the art of going through democratic motions while embracing… Foreign Policy (Wed Apr 11)
[email protected]_kudlow: "Look, [@POTUS is] great negotiator. He has a whole history of that. But in this process, tariffs h… Fox News (Sun Apr 08)
7-year-old girl who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to honor her late dad made history as the youngest girl to climb all… ABC News (Sun Apr 08)
This year marks the first time in recent history that scientists have been unable to find even one newborn calf swi… USA TODAY (Thu Apr 05)
Robert Reich: Is Trump the worst president in history? | Opinion Newsweek (Wed Apr 04)
Masters: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson have shot at history for over-40 set USA TODAY (Mon Apr 02)
New Asian-American and Brazilian apostles make Mormon history NBC News (Sat Mar 31)
Friday night's jackpot climbed to $521 million, the fourth time in the 16-year history of the game the grand prize… USA TODAY (Sat Mar 31)
So-called stumbling stones -- memorials to victims of the Holocaust -- bring history to life for a new generation o… CNN (Fri Mar 30)
This blue diamond is going on sale for the first time in its history CNN International (Wed Mar 28)
Cricket: 'Gentlemen's game' with chequered history FRANCE 24 English (Wed Mar 28)
Qantas makes history with first commercial route from Australia to Europe The Economist (Tue Mar 27)
Watch: Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories' Al Jazeera News (Tue Mar 27)
Brazil's Sao Paulo, home to some 12 million people, has a rich history of football success stories. Al Jazeera English (Tue Mar 27)
John Bolton, President Trump's pick to be the next national security adviser, has a decade-long history of associat… CNN (Fri Mar 23)
'Black Panther' just made box office history TIME (Tue Mar 20)
Larry P. Arnn on the creation of the Declaration of Independence: "For the first time in human history, in this par… Fox News (Mon Mar 19)
Facebook: "One of the largest data breaches in the history of the company" euronews (Sun Mar 18)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur is now the longest-serving woman in the history of the House of Representatives, breaking the rec… ABC News (Sun Mar 18)
President Trump offered a history lesson on presidents and tariffs, but there's more to the story TIME (Fri Mar 09)
Everton’s history greater than West Ham or Newcastle’s, says Sam Allardyce The Guardian (Thu Mar 08)
"Incorporating black history throughout the year can also include historical events, food and regions," one mom wri… USA TODAY (Thu Mar 01)
In “What Are We Doing Here?” Marilynne Robinson intermingles philosophy, theology, history, science, politics and e… The Economist (Tue Feb 27)
Warriors to visit African American History and Culture museum instead of White House USA TODAY (Tue Feb 27)
The subversive history of the T-shirt From @1843mag The Economist (Mon Feb 26)
Czech Ester Ledecka creates history with PGS gold by @TarrantJack PyeongChang2018. More fr… Reuters Top News (Sat Feb 24)
To understand the cultural weight of BlackPanther, look at its place in Hollywood's history of representation… The Globe and Mail (Sun Feb 18)
Winter Olympics 2018: Japan makes history with gold, silver in men's figure skating CBS News (Sun Feb 18)
Czech Ester Ledecka produces one of the biggest shocks in the history of the Winter Olympics… Reuters Top News (Sat Feb 17)
Less than six weeks before Nikolas Cruz committed one of the deadliest school shootings in American history, someon… NBC News (Sat Feb 17)
"This is the Nathan Chen we know" Nathan Chen made history by being the first person to land five clean quad jumps… NBC News (Sat Feb 17)
Nathan Chen just turned his disappointing start into Olympic history with 6 quad jumps TIME (Sat Feb 17)
WATCH: 'This is history' - fans marvel at BlackPanther premiere. More from @ReutersTV: Reuters Top News (Fri Feb 16)
Sports quiz of the week: Winter Olympics, history, goals and disrespect The Guardian (Fri Feb 16)
Israel is not "betraying" its history by deporting asylum seekers. It's continuing it. writ… Al Jazeera English (Fri Feb 16)
Figure skater Adam Rippon has already made Olympics history. Here are 5 things to know about him TIME (Fri Feb 16)
How Morgan Tsvangirai rose to become one of the greatest figures in Zimbabwe's recent history… Al Jazeera English (Thu Feb 15)
With the BlackPanther movie set to premiere this week, here's a look into the history of the Marvel superhero:… CBS News (Wed Feb 14)
The mysterious history of the real saint behind Valentine's Day TIME (Wed Feb 14)
The United States has a history of failing to prevent Russian gas exports to Europe. Does that mean it's time to gi… Foreign Policy (Tue Feb 13)
Black History Month vital in 'racist country' like US, says Spurs' Gregg Popovich The Guardian (Tue Feb 13)
History suggests strong U.S. economy can ward off bear market @GlobeInvestor The Globe and Mail (Tue Feb 13)
[email protected]: "For the first time, Laura, in American history, we have a political party - the modern Democratic Pa… Fox News (Tue Feb 13)
U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu makes history, becoming the first American woman to land a triple axel in the Olymp… ABC News (Mon Feb 12)
Is your iPhone safe? Apple iBoot source code is "biggest leak in history" Newsweek (Sat Feb 10)
"It's about making history.' These athletes are breaking barriers at the 2018 Winter Olympics TIME (Sat Feb 10)
The PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics will be chock-full of firsts. Here are some of the ways history will be made.… CNN International (Fri Feb 09)
Ontario high school slammed for promoting black history with do-rags From @MollyHayes @GlobeToronto The Globe and Mail (Fri Feb 09)
This might be the coldest Winter Olympics in history Washington Post (Tue Feb 06)
100 years of women's suffrage: How one group changed British history FRANCE 24 English (Tue Feb 06)
Eagles fans flood the streets of Philadelphia as team wins its first Super Bowl in franchise history.… ABC News (Mon Feb 05)
A rarely seen visual social history of African-American life during the civil rights era — in pictures… Al Jazeera English (Mon Feb 05)
Part memoir, part literary and social history, part personal credo, his book gave birth to a subgenre of swimming l… The Economist (Sun Feb 04)
Bruce McArthur spent years as a travelling salesman and has ties across Ontario. As police dig into his history, th… National Post (Sun Feb 04)
28 essential movies from the 20th century that convey the larger history of black Americans in cinema The New York Times (Sun Feb 04)
From Grambling State to Lady Gaga: The Super Bowl halftime show’s humble history Washington Post (Sat Feb 03)
A short history of Life - Afghanistan's lost magazine BBC News (World) (Sat Feb 03)
A comprehensive guide to Justin Timberlake’s rocky history with the Super Bowl halftime show TIME (Fri Feb 02)
'A will to rewrite history' behind Polish Holocaust speech law FRANCE 24 English (Fri Feb 02)
A secret history of Israeli assassinations Newsweek (Fri Feb 02)
Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash The Guardian (Fri Feb 02)
Our film critics, looking at the complex history of black filmmaking in America, chose 28 essential works. We’ll be… The New York Times (Fri Feb 02)
Nunes Memo Subject Carter Page Has a Long History With Russia Newsweek (Fri Feb 02)
President Trump tweeted that viewership for his first State of the Union address was “the highest number in history… NBC News (Fri Feb 02)
A survey asked high school seniors about the history of slavery — and students failed Newsweek (Fri Feb 02)
For the first time in Costa Rica's democratic history, anti-establishment candidates have a shot at winning The Economist (Fri Feb 02)
In honor of Black History Month, here's a look at 14 people who broke color barriers to become the first Black Amer… NBC News (Fri Feb 02)
Nunes Memo Subject Carter Page Has a Long History With Russia Newsweek (Thu Feb 01)
Opinion: On the first day of Black History Month and what would have been Langston Hughes’s 116th birthday, remembe… The New York Times (Thu Feb 01)
Vice Pres. Pence at GOP winter retreat: "In 2018 we're going to make history again, when we reelect Republican majo… ABC News (Thu Feb 01)
"Macron is on the right side of history." But will he win the argument? Foreign Policy (Thu Feb 01)
100 years of women's suffrage: How one group changed British history FRANCE 24 English (Thu Feb 01)
One of history's foremost anti-slavery organizers is often left out of the Black History Month story TIME (Wed Jan 31)
Signs of old age abound in a bull market closing in on history @GlobeInvestor The Globe and Mail (Wed Jan 31)
James Harden became the first player in NBA history to score 60 points as part of a triple-double. USA TODAY (Wed Jan 31)
Rep. Joe Kennedy: "Bullies may land a punch. They may leave a mark. But they have never, not once in the history of… ABC News (Wed Jan 31)
[email protected]: "We have eliminated more regulations in our first year than any administration in the history of our count… Fox News (Wed Jan 31)
This is the history of special guests at the State of the Union TIME (Wed Jan 31)
In the long history of foreign trips by senior U.S. officials, Ilan Goldenberg is hard pressed to find one that is… Foreign Policy (Wed Jan 31)
Name: Marilyn Jean Hartman Nickname: "Serial Stowaway" History: Unticketed jaunts on commercial flights Most recent… CNN International (Tue Jan 30)
Polish bill over wartime history angers Israel, Ukraine FRANCE 24 English (Mon Jan 29)
Is medieval history really bunk? Not if you’re a cabinet minister The Guardian (Sun Jan 28)
'Get Out' is one of the only horror films to be nominated for Best Picture in the history of the Academy Awards Newsweek (Sat Jan 27)
Suspect in killings of Toronto gay men had history of violence From @Justin_Ling @TuThanhHa The Globe and Mail (Sat Jan 27)
About 1,200 Yale students signed up for a new psychology course, making it the most popular in the school's history… The New York Times (Fri Jan 26)
'Hidden history, surprising even in the context of Israel’s already fierce reputation' RT (Fri Jan 26)
Museum of Natural History urged to cut ties with 'anti-science propagandist' Rebekah Mercer The Guardian (Fri Jan 26)
MAKING HISTORY: "Mudbound's" Rachel Morrison is first woman to be nominated for cinematography Oscar… NBC News (Wed Jan 24)
Analysis: Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele are among those to make history with their Oscar nominations Washington Post (Tue Jan 23)
Before police rescued their 13 children, the two parents had a history of strange behavior, family and neighbors say Washington Post (Tue Jan 23)
"Macron is on the right side of history." But will he win the argument? Foreign Policy (Tue Jan 23)
In the long history of foreign trips by senior U.S. officials, @ilangoldenberg is hard pressed to find one that is… Foreign Policy (Tue Jan 23)
Cher speaks at the Women's March in Las Vegas, saying this is "one of the worst times in our history" and that wome… CNN International (Mon Jan 22)
The (almost) complete history of 'fake news' BBC News (World) (Mon Jan 22)
Women to lead SAG Awards show unlike any in its history. Show will feature roster of almost all female presenters,… CBC News Alerts (Mon Jan 22)
Hong Chau brings her personal history as a refugee to "Downsizing." USA TODAY (Sun Jan 21)
There’s a long history of movies being too good to be considered horror The New York Times (Sun Jan 21)
A new book chronicles the largest single-day protest in U.S. history USA TODAY (Sat Jan 20)
‘Zippergate’ 20 years on: How Monica & Bill changed the course of world history (Op-Ed by @Robert_Bridge) RT (Sat Jan 20)
Yesterday, President @realDonaldTrump made history by becoming the first sitting president to address… Fox News (Sat Jan 20)
[email protected]: "You've got the Democrats now on the wrong side of history with the tax cuts, which have already… Fox News (Sat Jan 20)
Macron is on the right side of history. But will he win the argument? Foreign Policy (Fri Jan 19)