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Sep 23, 2014 09:37 AM ET
The Dalai Lama recently implied he'd be the last to hold the position, because the Dalia Lama would not be reborn in China until Tibet was free of the larger country's rule. How did long-running tensions between Tibet and China begin? Tara explains.
Sep 5, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
A 1,500-year-old fragment of Greek papyrus with writing that refers to the biblical Last Supper may be one of the oldest Christian amulets.
Sep 3, 2014 06:10 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Marks left behind by ancient, parched grass show that the iconic monument was once a perfect circle.
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 →
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Tara takes a look at what our government's founding documents say about religion, and what Congress can or can't do with respect to it. Translation: Time to delve into the Establishment clause of the First Amendment.
Jul 16, 2014 09:22 AM ET
While the term "Jihad" in contemporary culture is often used within the context of terrorism, the word, to non-militant Muslims, means something vastly different. Tara explains.
Jun 24, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Leonard David, space.com
Speculation has swirled for decades that the leftovers of Noah's Ark hug the heights of Mt. Ararat in eastern Turkey — satellite imagery may offer evidence.
Jul 16, 2014 09:23 AM ET
No doubt you're hearing the term "ISIS" all over the news each day. While clearly it's a terrorist organization, things get more complicated, and frightening, once you know more about them better. Tara has the details on ISIS in this DNews Explainer.
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