US war costs last for more than a century, monthly payments to Civil War vet families, Associated Press via newser.com
Former professional baseball start Eddie Waitkus has been gone a very long time, but Ruth Ann Steinhagen, the obsessed fan who very nearly murdered him more than 60 years ago, passed away only recently.
A Demented Fan and the Natural, at Philly Sports History
In rural Ireland, a historian has spent eight years curating a collection of Irish history documents secretly amassed by a fish merchant.
History Evergreen, at the New York Times