In 1987, the piano man tried to bridge the gap between the US and the Soviet Union, and threw an onstage tantrum in the process.
The new book, Finks, reveals how great writers such as Baldwin, Márquez, and Hemingway became soldiers in America's cultural Cold War.
From "Vice City" to "The Phantom Pain," games have been looking back at the decade in fascinating ways.
A look back at the damage Don't Ask Don't Tell did to the psyches of gay soldiers.
Gone are the communist days when Romanian parents only visited pools to clean the lice off their children's heads. Băile Felix, once a Soviet trench filled with meat, is now a big, wet mall.