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After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea, a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas for a major cleaning.
The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.
We've all heard about the atrocities committed by groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, but other terror groups are in operation that may not be so well known to the general public.
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
We need photo ID for all kinds of things -- flying, driving, buying alcohol, performing banking transactions. Why not for voting?
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