Watch video about their expedition and exploration of The Louisiana Purchase.
From Hollywood to Harvard and back, Natalie Portman has followed her own path to super-stardom.
Scarlett Johansson's bee-stung lips, voluptuous figure, and husky voice has made her one of the decade's hottest women.
Sarcastic, dirty, and completely unapologetic, Chelsea Handler's comedy has taken the entertainment industry by storm. At only 36, her remarkable resume includes best-selling author, comedian, talk show host, actress, producer and much more.
Kate Middleton is living a real life fairy tale. She is stunning, stylish and set to marry her real life prince charming, William of Wales, in what promises to be the wedding of century.
At just 23, Megan Fox has made more waves than some celebrities twice her age. A constant favorite on lists of the sexiest women in the world (MAXIM ranked her #2 in 2009!), the sultry TRANSFORMERS star isn't afraid to speak her mind.
Having succeeded in the worlds of stand-up comedy, film, talk shows, and Broadway theater, Rosie O'Donnell is the ultimate hyphenate-star.
Featuring new interviews with surviving band members and Bee Gee insiders as well as an extensive archive of home movies, family photos, and recordings made from their earliest years to the present, this is the definitive look at the Brothers Gibb.
Marshall Mathers, also known as Eminem, is known to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. His personal life is filled with hard times with an absent father and combative relationship with his mother.
A staple of the early grunge music scene in Seattle, the band Nirvana quickly rose to national and then worldwide fame, rising, perhaps, too fast for the band's young lead singer, Kurt Cobain.
Best known as the outrageously flamboyant front man for the rock group Queen, Freddie Mercury was unquestionably one of the most talented vocalists of the 20th century.
efore Madonna discovered cone-shaped bustiers, before Marilyn Manson ever applied kabuki makeup, David Bowie shocked the world with glitter and gold as the androgynous glam-rock icon Ziggy Stardust.
From his beginnings as a teenage music prodigy to a multi-award winning career now spanning almost 50 years, Stevie Wonder is the definition of the world "Legend".
The Biography of Joe Biden follows the amazing journey of this working class boy turned Vice Presidential nominee.
The inspiring story behind Alaska's most famous hockey mom and her unprecedented journey from a stay-at-home mom in the tiny town of Wasilla, Alaska to the national spotlight as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee in the 2008 election.
Tyler Perry is at the top of his career. He has proven himself time and time again as an accomplished writer, producer, actor and director. His theatrical productions, films, and TV shows have seen mainstream success across cultural and social divides.
Frank Sinatra rose to fame singing big band numbers. In the '40s and '50s, he had a dazzling array of hit songs and albums and went on to appear in dozens of films, winning an Oscar for From Here to Eternity.
Born on October 22, 1942, in Utica, New York, actress Annette Funicello gained early fame as a leading "Mouseketeer" on Walt Disney's The Mickey Mouse Club. She later starred in films like The Shaggy Dog and the Beach Party series with Frankie Avalon.
Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962 in Syracuse, New York. He landed his first film in 1981 in Endless Love, and was made famous by the 1983 film Risky Business. He went on to star in Top Gun, The Color of Money, Rain Man, and Born on the Fourth of July.
Born on May 10, 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska, Fred Astaire is regarded by many as the greatest popular music dancer of all time. Astaire is usually remembered for his pairings with Ginger Rogers.
Etta James was a gospel prodigy. In 1954, she moved to Los Angeles to record "The Wallflower." Her career had begun to soar by 1960, due in no small part to songs like "I'd Rather Go Blind" and "At Last."
Nat King Cole was an American musician who first came to prominence as a jazz pianist. He owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres.
Born Ann-Margret Olsson, on April 28, 1941, in Valsjobyn, Sweden, Ann-Margret came to the US with her parents after WWII and moved to the West Coast with her singing group around 1959.
""Bing"" grew up to become one of America's most popular entertainers of all time. In 1931, Crosby launched his hugely popular radio show. He soon started starring in films, winning an Academy Award for Going My Way in 1944.
Dean Martin entered the nightclub circuit and landed a contract with MCA to sing in New York City. There he met Jerry Lewis and they started a long-running comedy partnership on radio, television and film.
Born on December 8, 1925, in New York City, Sammy Davis Jr. overcame prevailing racism to become an entertaining legend. He was a successful comedian, actor, dancer and singer.
Morgan Freeman became a series regular on the PBS show The Electric Company. At 50-years-old, Freeman rose to fame when he was cast in the 1987 film Street Smart, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination.
Remembering the news and noteworthy people we lost in 2013- from Chinua Achebe to Paul Walker
Katy Perry was raised by conservative parents in Santa Barbara, In 2011, 5 of her singles from "Teenage Dream" went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, tying Michael Jackson's record.
Richard Nixon served as Vice President under Dwight Eisenhower and was the Republican Nominee for President in 1960. He was elected President in 1968, won re-election in 1972, and resigned in 1974 after the Watergate scandal.
A short biography of Jesse Owens who set records in high school and at Ohio State and went on to win four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936 in the face of Adolf Hitler.