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Jul 28, 2014 05:25 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
Jul 28, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea, a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas for a major cleaning.
Jul 28, 2014 10:14 AM ET
The United Nations has no shortage of, well, nations in its membership, and it's well known for cranking out a sternly worded resolution from time to time, but what can it really DO?
Jul 26, 2014 07:40 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
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.

Jul 25, 2014 09:43 AM ET
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.
Jul 25, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
Jul 24, 2014 08:40 AM ET
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?
Jul 23, 2014 11:34 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
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