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May 14, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The ship's slave captain became a hero during the Civil War; the ship will likely remain under water.
May 6, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The precious artifacts were recovered during a reconnaissance dive to the shipwreck site on April 15 off the coast of South Carolina.
May 2, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
When a train carrying circus animals derailed in a small town in central Pennsylvania, on Memorial Day 1893, animals were buried -- but where?
Feb 24, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The dirt-caked tube was finely carved out of bone and had a perforated, threaded screw cap.
Feb 14, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Crewmen aboard a World War II bomber etched their lovers' names on board. But that didn't save the plane from a grim fate.
Jan 6, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Discovery News
Whatever the fortunes of digital currencies, they are a major shift from centuries of history that relied on tangible money instead of virtual.
Some critics sarcastically refer to the single bullet theory as the magic-bullet theory.
Nov 20, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
From Castro to mobsters to the KGB, many theories still compete to answer one of history's biggest questions.