Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first CARE packages sent to Europe

May 11, 2016
On May 11, 1946, war-torn Europe received its first batch of U.S. CARE packages.
President Harry S. Truman became one of the organization's first donors when he purchased 100 CARE packages for Europe in May 1946.

The global refugee crisis is the worst since WWII

Sep 3, 2015
Only 1 percent of refugees worldwide end up formally resettled.

Its economic growth sputtering, China puts on a parade

Sep 2, 2015
Thursday's military pageant in Tian'anmen Square comes at a crucial time.

Selling bonds to fund the war and fight inflation

Sep 2, 2015
Ken McGee sold the debt securities for $18.75, going door-to-door in Oklahoma.

Greeks talk reparations while Germans talk euro debt

Apr 7, 2015
Greece says Germany owes it about $300 billion in reparations for World War II.

Long-lost WWII photographs are found

Jan 26, 2015
Levi Bettwieser's Rescued Film Project recovers untold history one photo at a time

How the GI Bill created a market for the GED

Jun 23, 2014
Once popular among primarily soldiers, the GED now serves a different demographic

For public good, not for profit.

How political history influences what's on your plate

Dec 13, 2011
What do Prohibition, World War II and immigration policy have to do with your food? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses reasons why American food is what it is today.

World War II told in a series of tweets

Nov 25, 2011
The story of the war in real time, 140 characters at a time.