Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World in 1492, and more than 500 years later the holiday that bears his name is mired in controversy. Some think the explorer and his bloody life should not be lauded with a holiday. Are they right?
Foreknowledge of imminent blood moon helped the explorer trick Arawak Indians on island we know today as Jamaica.
New study challenges the theory that Europeans introduced the disease to the New World.
More than five centuries after it sank, the famous vessel's resting place may be known.
Cave art depicting early Americans’ sex lives suggests people inhabited Americas 18,000 years earlier than believed.
A grass roots movement is underway to rededicate the national holiday to something more inspirational.