Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins and astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and, in archive footage, hears from mission commander Neil Armstrong about the achievement of the first Moon landing, and of the "magnificent desolation" they found there.
Author Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize for his bestselling 2016 novel "The Underground Railroad." He talks with Lee Cowan about his latest novel, "The Nickel Boys," a fictional tale of cruelty and trauma based on the notorious Alfred G. Dozer School for Boys outside Tallahassee, where the neglect and abuse of children was rampant for decades.
When NASA needed a lunar spacesuit for the Apollo astronauts, they turned to the International Latex Corporation, and a cadre of women who normally sewed latex bras and girdles, to create a softer, more flexible spacesuit. Tracy Smith talked with some of the seamstresses who fashioned protective wear that would mean life or death for men in space, and with Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt who was the last man to walk, and jump, on the lunar surface.
When Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, nearly half of the country's 57 million TVs were tuned to CBS's anchored by Walter Cronkite. Martha Teichner reports on the epochal event through the lens of Cronkite's enthusiastic reportage.
A recent New York City art exhibition, now at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th century art, through their representations by French and American artists (including Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Frederic Bazille and Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault). Nancy Giles talks with curator Denise Murrell about how the Harlem Renaissance influenced painters such as Henri Matisse, and with Brooklyn artist Mickalene Thomas about black figures in art at a time of social and political transformation.
President Trump announced the "defensive action" in the East Room Thursday
Company that bought the Toys R Us name in a bankruptcy court sale will start a new toy story with outlets in N.J. and Texas
A pizza shop owner in Matawan, New Jersey, was inspired to help pet owners reunite with their lost animals, so he's putting missing pet flyers on all of his pizza boxes. If it worked on milk cartons, why not pizza boxes?
Several people were detained Thursday at the Hollywood Hills home but none has been arrested
Presidential hopeful introduces bill that would curb investors' ability to milk profits from struggling companies
"Pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling," Stewart said of the senator blocking the measure
New images from inside the command module that landed the first men on the moon
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
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He calls himself the "World's Best Father," and he's got the pictures of himself and his daughter, Alice, to prove it
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At the age of 22, he officially became a father. A decade later, he has three sons after initially fostering the boys
Jia Sarnicola and Zuri Copeland may have their differences, but they are closer than close
Rob Mendez was honored at the ESPYs with an award for perseverance
"There's a reason dogs like country music. Thank you Miranda Lambert for your generous donation," the shelter posted on Facebook
Asma Kaukab shared what it was like to be teased because of her Muslim faith
Officer Jerrick Wilson was about to carry the American flag when he needed some help