The televangelists quickly rose to fame, creating a media empire, but scandals eventually tore the relationship apart — and landed Jim in prison.
The up-and-coming boxer relished the tutelage and friendship of the influential Nation of Islam minister before a power struggle drove them apart.
The musician used her voice and songs to support the civil rights movement and speak out about crimes against Black people in America.
Since 2008, the pop singer had been legally under the control of her father. After a long journey filled with roadblocks, Spears fought to take back her life.
From Gary Ridgway's first murder to his eventual capture and arrest, here are the key moments from his killing spree that claimed the lives of at least 48 women.
Dennis Rader tormented his Kansas community with a string of murders and taunted the police who couldn't solve his crimes, but blew his own cover through an insatiable desire for attention.
The intelligent, engaging law student murdered at least 20 women in a spree that spanned the country until his arrest in 1979.
From Dahmer's first arrest to his eventual capture and death, here are the key moments from his 13-year reign of terror.
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From Gacy's first sexual assault conviction to his eventual execution, here are the key moments from one of the most notorious murder sprees in U.S. history.
At the age of 19, the future Queen of Soul wed her manager—and the seven-year marriage was filled with dark moments.
The Queen of Soul and the King of Motown first met as kids in Detroit, not realizing how much impact they’d each have on the world of music.
The members of the gold-medal-winning 1996 U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team have moved on to successful lives as coaches, authors, media personalities and mothers.
The basketball icon helped revitalize a classic franchise, worked himself into championship shape and opened up the door for future athletes to follow in his footsteps.
The French filmmaker was murdered in a quiet part of Ireland one night in December 1996, and despite years of investigation, questions remain about who killed her.
The Playmate and Mötley Crüe drummer's fast and short-lived marriage included two kids, a jail sentence and now-famous sex tape.
Meeting on a movie set, the actress and playwright forged a tight bond that ended with her tragic 1981 death.
The "How I Met Your Mother" star may never have met his husband if they hadn’t ended up at the same New York City street corner at the same time.
Decades before Brown v. Board of Education, a Supreme Court decision favored the continued segregation of schools by race.
The often controversial activist called homosexuals an "oppressed minority."
Hailing from in New York City's Inwood neighborhood, Miranda celebrated his upbringing in his first Broadway musical turned 2021 movie.
The abduction of aviator Charles Lindbergh's young son captivated the country in the 1930s.
The larger-than-life writer found unyielding companionship and support from her fellow American expatriate in Paris.