Long before Cruz was the Texas senator commandeering the Senate floor, he was a teenager reciting conservative, free-market ideology.
Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
The Founding Father believed July 2, 1776, was the really the big day – the day the Continental Congress voted for independence.
Some experts say it's the inevitable bursting of the Chinese economic bubble, but officials in China suspect foreign manipulation.
After serving the Jewish community in Revere, Massachusetts, for 103 years, Congregation Tifereth Israel is closing.
Seth Jones of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at Rand, discusses why law enforcement issued the alert.
Three new cases of the deadly virus have been found in Liberia, two months after the country was declared Ebola-free.
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Historian Joseph Ellis's latest book takes us beyond the Declaration of Independence, to what happened after the war ended.
The tiny town of Yarnell, about 80 miles north of Phoenix, was so devastated by the fire, people wondered if it would ever recover.