American history

Crash dummies head to Smithsonian

It's official. The crash dummies are joining the slippers from the Wizard of Oz in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History's...

One-Fourth of Americans Hazy on U.S. Independence

Over a quarter of Americans don't know what country the U.S. declared independence from, according to a new Marist poll. And 40% of 18- to 29-year-olds couldn't produce the correct response. Find out if you know some key details surrounding July 4.