Supreme Court will hear church-state case over prayers at public meetings
Plains states brace for more possible tornadoes, day after twisters rake region, killing 2
Cardinal skips Boston College commencement because Irish prime minister's involvement
Kerry, citing inherent risks of diplomacy, pledges to boost security at US diplomatic missions
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Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, N.Y., aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France.
the original version of Alexander Pope's satirical mock-heroic poem "The Rape of the Lock" was published anonymously in Lintot's Miscellany.
President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which was intended to encourage settlements west of the Mississippi River by making federal land available for farming.