American History timeline

  • United States Diplomatic Cables Leak

    An innocuous-looking memory stick, no longer than a couple of fingernails, came into the hands of a Guardian reporter earlier this year. The device... Read more

  • Geraldine Doyle Dies

    Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the inspiration behind the now-iconic Rose the Riveter WWII poster, has died at age 86 in Michigan. The poster of a young... Read more

  • Boston Marathon Bombings

    On April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon at 2:49 pm EDT, killing 3 people and injuring an estimated 264... Read more