The procedure was common in the 18th century in an attempt to baptize the live baby.
The 16th-century Portuguese ship is the oldest shipwreck from Europe's age of exploration ever to be found.
Divers exploring the site of a 500-year-old shipwreck came away with a trove of rare items.
Poland's new ruling party is leading a dramatic rightward shift in policy. So why are the changes creating tension with the European Union?
The plague may have lay hidden in Europe from the 14th to 17th century.
Could ISIS be moving its capital from Raqqa, Syria to Libya? Evidence points to this possible shift.
Why has Belgium's Molenbeek neighborhood earned a reputation as the "jihadi capital of Europe"?
The former Soviet-occupied territory struggles with an influx of refugees and a difficult economy that's just now coming around. Meanwhile, government interference in the banking system has created distrust within the EU. Will things improve?
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