10 days that turned the tide of history

by Bill Federer -- Frederick the Great of Prussia called these 10 days "the most brilliant in the world's history." After winning the battle of Trenton, Christmas Day evening, George Washington's small more…

The real story of Betsy Ross

by Bill Federer -- A 3-cent stamp honoring Betsy Ross was issued in Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1952, commemorating the 200th anniversary of her birth. Born a day earlier, Jan. 1, 1752, to more…

Forgotten tragedy of Armenian genocide

by Bill Federer -- According to ancient tradition, Noah's Ark rested on Mount Ararat in the Armenian Mountain range. Armenia's coat of arms has Mount Ararat with Noah's Ark on top. Armenian more…