Prankster artist Maurizio Cattelan installed his famous solid-gold potty in a British palace—and then it vanished. Performance art ... or brazen heist?
Hitler’s litany of disastrous mistakes in 1941 made it possible for the Allies to survive his country’s initial military successes and launch an audacious operation like D-Day.
Russian nationalists push Putin to forget about peace with Japan if it means giving up the the windswept Kuril Islands. And vice versa.
He wasn't just a wartime hero. He was a model for how to conduct civil discourse with one's political foes, whom he never confused with enemies.
Britain’s greatest war leader came to America to warn us about a despot in Moscow. He was widely attacked for doing so. Sound familiar?
The two war-time leaders both needed to unite their own skeptical allies and across the aisle to their opponents. It was a juggling act requiring enormous political dexterity.
Lady ‘Poppy’ Houston cut a swathe through high society but when her moment came she was a national hero. Without her, Churchill’s ‘darkest hour’ would have been a lot darker.