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May 12, 2015 07:06 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The animal mummification industry that thrived in ancient Egypt held a secret which was not revealed for almost 3,000 years.
Apr 30, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Recently, a number of terrorist threats have been directed at the Vatican and the city of Rome. So, can the Vatican protect itself?
Apr 27, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A baby in India born with a conjoined twin is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a god.
Apr 16, 2015 05:30 AM ET
The Hindu widows of India are considered a financial burden and bad luck. Their isolated social status has meant that many are forbidden from celebrating religious festivals like Holi, which marks the beginning of spring.
Apr 10, 2015 12:06 PM ET
Saudi Arabia and Iran are currently engaged in a "proxy war" in Yemen, with both sides recruiting allies to gain influence in the region. Conflict between the two countries is nothing new. Why are they at odds?
Apr 2, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
What did Jesus and his apostles eat during the Last Supper? New research reveals the likely menu.
Mar 26, 2015 06:51 AM ET
Tibet's current Dalai Lama, now 80 years old, has announced he may not reincarnate, which would halt a 700-year-old religious practice. It may be his only option for saving Buddhism from Chinese government interference.
Mar 19, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
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