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Dec 17, 2014 01:30 PM ET // AFP
The United States and Cuba made a historic breakthrough in their Cold War stand-off Wednesday, moving to revive diplomatic ties and launch measures to ease a five-decade US trade embargo.
Dec 12, 2014 11:53 AM ET // Discovery News
A 219-year-old time capsule is carefully extracted from a corner stone of the Boston Statehouse.
Nov 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ancient turkeys weren't anything like your average Butterball, genetic research shows.
Nov 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Taxes, divorce law and seizing property are no-nos.
Nov 11, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The salute probably developed as an alternative to raising a hat. Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2014 08:50 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified, but where did it come from?
Oct 28, 2014 07:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time.
Oct 23, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
White House security tightens after a breach. Let's take a look at some notable security moments in the history of the president's home office.
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