Countries of the World
Find the history, facts, stats, and maps of every country in the world
Chinese New Year
2013 is the Year of the Snake. Learn about the traditions and history of this celebration.
Top 50 Cities in the U.S. by Population
New York tops the list of the most populous cities. See what others made the top 50.
Milestones in Federal Gun Control Legislation
President Obama introduced proposals to tighten gun-control laws. Read about the history of gun control in the U.S.
Have Your Say
Do you think Congress will pass stricter gun-control legislation?
This Day in History
What Does It Mean?
Biography of the day