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Apr 1, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery with intact mosaics covering the floor have been revealed in archaeological excavations in southern Israel.
Feb 21, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Simultaneous rebellions in Ukraine, Venezuela and Thailand point to a history of revolutionary waves that can cross continents and oceans.
Jan 8, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The software is opening a window for researchers to the political and geographical changes that have shaped history.
Since Yasser Arafat died in Paris in 2004, rumors have swirled that the Palestinian leader was murdered.
Aug 21, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Massive fortifications on the coast of Israel may have protected an Assyrian harbor from the Iron Age about 2,700 years ago.
Aug 19, 2013 07:48 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
For the citizens of Egypt, for the Muslim Brotherhood, for the country's military, history seems to be repeating itself, with mass protests, violence and political upheaval gripping the country. Continue reading →
Mar 29, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Italian archaeologists have discovered in Turkey the long-sought Plutonion, or Pluto's Gate, a site believed to be a portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman religion.
Mar 29, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ancient Plutonium, a poisonous cave found in Turkey, was believed in Greco-Roman mythology to be the portal to hell.
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