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May 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The girl skeleton found by divers in Mexico's Eastern Yucatan Peninsula is 12-13,000 years old and shows a genetic link to modern Native Americans.
Jan 9, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As the alleged shooter's trial approaches, it appears that the media got it wrong. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2013 02:35 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The tradition of sending paper valentines is traced to a young woman in the mid-1800s who decided to make them her business. ->
Apr 2, 2012 01:48 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It's of special interest to many because it was taken as the country was coming out of the Depression.
Jul 20, 2010 05:15 PM ET // Teresa Shipley
Documents riding with the ill-fated Donner Party yield new clues about Lincoln's life.
Jul 24, 2012 11:10 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
As the world marks the aviator's birthday, researchers analyze data gleaned during a search for her plane.
Jun 11, 2012 03:54 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The median net worth of the American family is the lowest it's been in 20 years.
Apr 20, 2010 06:16 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
April 19 is a heavy day in history. Fifteen years ago, a truck bomb blasted through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, claiming the lives of 168 people. Two years prior, April 19 marked the end of the 51-day siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, which ended when a fire destroyed...
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