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At underwater site, research team finds 9,000-year-old stone artifacts

(University of Texas at Arlington) An underwater archaeologist from The University of Texas at Arlington is part of a research ...
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The Race to the Rhine

In World War II, the U.S. Army’s 79th Infantry Division—the famed “Fighting 79th”—slugged its way through one Nazi stronghold after another ...
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When Protesters Occupied D.C. for Six Muddy Weeks to Demand Economic Justice

They began arriving by the busloads on May 12, 1968 to demand economic justice. The Poor People’s Campaign, the brainchild ...
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After Decades-Long Mystery, War Criminal Tojo’s Remains Located

The location has been a highly classified mystery — until now ...
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‘Who Really Won the Battle of Marathon?’ Book Review

Constantinos Lagos and Fotis Karyanos reappraise the legendary 490 BC Greek victory over Persia at Marathon ...
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Aerial Minesweeping

When Germany deployed magnetic mines early in the war, Britain countered with aircraft that could explode them by mimicking a ...
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Barks in the night lead to the discovery of new species

(Yale University) A new study in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society co-authored by Yale anthropologist Eric Sargis finds ...
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‘John Finerty Reports the Sioux War’ Book Review

Paul Hedren relates the war reportage of frontier gonzo journalist John Finerty ...
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Fashion for pointy shoes unleashed plague of bunions in medieval Britain

Researchers analysing skeletal remains in the city of Cambridge find a dramatic increase in 'hallux valgus' around the time that ...
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Surviving Objects From D-Day Speak Volumes on Sacrifice

At the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, these artifacts from the beaches of Normandy are called “Silent Witnesses." ...
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