It was 25 years ago that pro-basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retired from the NBA. Watch his bio and see what he's been up to these days.
Does '12 Years a Slave' actor Michael Fassbender look like Ulysses S. Grant? You decide!
On the days following Nelson Mandela's death on December 5, 2013, people from all over the world paid their respects to the fallen leader.
Before Sojourner Truth died 130 years ago on November 26, 1883, she had a personal encounter with President Lincoln at the White House that brought the two major freedom fighters together.
Christopher Columbus may be known for discovering the New World, but did you know that he was later arrested for neglecting to care for his settlements? Find out about this and more little known facts about famous explorers.
Can you believe it's been 30 years since Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America as the first African American to ever win the title? Check out this lovely shot of her as a beauty queen before she had to relinquish her title.
With A-Rod getting slammed with a 211 game suspension last week for using performance enhancement drugs, we take a look at some of the most infamous athletes who were either stripped of their accomplishments or banned from the sport they loved (or both).
There's been a lot of talk of royalty with Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby on the way, but they're not the only aristocrats that have made headlines recently. On July 2, 2013, Princess Fawzia Faud of Egypt died in Alexandria, Egypt. Desperate to leave behind her sheltered life, Princess Fawzia married the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, when she was only 17, in 1939.