The archive includes 240 linear feet of papers from Didion and her husband, John Gregory Dunne
Explore the Founding of 'Ms.' Magazine and the Making of a Space Telescope Photograph in This Month’s Featured Podcasts
“AirSpace” speaks to astronomer Shauna Edson and “Portraits” drops in on activist and author Gloria Steinhem
Born 150 years ago this week, the author was known for her incisive portrayals of women's everyday lives
In January 1928, Tom Howard of the "Daily News" smuggled a camera into Sing Sing, where he snapped a picture of Ruth Snyder’s final moments
Her hats turned heads, but it was her work as a reporter that changed the nation
The writer, who died last winter, is the subject of a new exhibition at the Hammer Museum
The decision comes 23 years after he was convicted for the murder of 18-year-old Hae Min Lee
A new book spotlights 100 historical photographs of lone women hidden among groups of men
To mark the premiere of Amazon's "Paper Girls," we delved into the surprisingly murky history of bicycle-riding newspaper carriers
A new exhibition at the International Spy Museum revisits Operación Jaque, a covert 2008 plot led by the Colombian military
While the image freezes in time a moment of wartime horror, its subject has been moving forward
Nearly 50 years later, a similar disclosure revealed that the court is poised to overturn legalized abortion in the U.S.
The "Saguache Crescent," a weekly in a Colorado hamlet, still prints on the 19th-century technology known as linotype
A new book tells the stories of four interwar writers who laid the groundwork for modern journalism
Harriet Martineau took control of her medical care, defying the male-dominated establishment’s attempts to dismiss her as hysterical and fragile
Sculptor Richard Hunt designed the statue, which is called 'Light of Truth'
The role of famed social reformer Jacob Riis in overturning the verdict prefigured today's calls for restorative justice
The infamous "devil in the White City" remains mired in myth 125 years after his execution
A newsworthy birthday for a venerable source of trusted reporting
Weighing in at 50 tons, the marble slab previously adorned the facade of the now-shuttered journalism museum in D.C.