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9/11 museum shows SEAL's shirt from bin Laden raid

NEW YORK (AP) — The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in …

Items linked to raid that killed bin Laden go on display in New York

New exhibit at New York memorial museum includes Seal uniform and commemorative coin donated by CIA operative "Maya"<p>Three artifacts linked to the US military raid that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago went on display at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on Sunday in New York ahead …

Last Supper’ Papyrus May Be One of Oldest Christian Charms

A 1,500-year-old fragment of Greek papyrus with writing that refers to the biblical Last Supper and "manna from heaven" may be one of the oldest Christian amulets, say researchers. The fragment was likely folded up and worn inside a locket or pendant as a sort of protective charm, according to …

Archaeology

Braves show off new ballpark

ATLANTA -- The Braves released renderings of their new suburban stadium Wednesday, a ballpark that will seat 41,500 and be surrounded by many …

9/11 Memorial Museum: an emotional underworld beneath Ground Zero

In the middle of the World Trade Center site in New York, tourists squeeze their bodies against the faceted mirror-glass planes of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, eager to sneak a peek at what lies within. Rising up like an apparition behind the reflective glazing, beyond the greasy smears left by noses …

Associated Press News

Santa Maria Found? Wreck May Be Columbus’ Sunken Flagship

The leader of an undersea expedition says a pile of wreckage on the bottom of the Caribbean Sea, off the north coast of Haiti, may well mark the spot where Christopher Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria, sank in 1492.<p>"All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly …

Archaeology

Families of 9/11 victims protest against move of remains to New York museum

• Unidentified remains transferred to World Trade Centre site • More than 1,000 victims of terror attack not identified<p>Family members of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks protested in New York on Saturday, against the moving of unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Centre to …

Egyptians moved pyramid stones over wet sand

4/30/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Physicists from the FOM Foundation and the University of Amsterdam have discovered that the ancient Egyptians used a clever …

BAL@TB: Schoop makes a fine stop to retire Zobrist

David Beckham's 39th Birthday: Manchester United And England Legend's Best Free-Kicks (VIDEO)

David Beckham celebrates his first birthday in retirement today, so the 39-year-old can be forgiven for reminiscing about some of the stunning …

Indianapolis' New Memorial for Homicide Victims Will Be Built Out of the Guns That Killed Them

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An Indianapolis firefighter is trying to turn weapons into art as a memorial for homicide victims -- …

Associated Press News

Kevin Frandsen's nonchalant behind-the-back basket catch

Only against the Astros.<p>Kevin Frandsen has a lot of gumption. He's got spunk. He's got a little something the rest of us don't have. Like, for example, giant brass balls he polishes to a glorious, twinkling amber sheen.<p>Frandsen, who was signed to the Washington Nationals a little more than a month …

On transfer rule, catch equals out

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball is making it simple again:<p>Catch the ball, get an out.<p>When baseball instituted its new replay rules, it essentially …

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Who are the 55 bodies buried at the Dozier school?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1069000/1069473_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527315458_109dfdadb9c95b058ec7efda0b222cca<p><b>Forensic anthropologists are disinterring the remains of children at a Florida reform school. Former students hope the dig will provide answers about</b> …

Archaeology

The view from the bullpen – if you were a Major League pitcher.

Jake Peavy playfully attempts to pick off Adam Dunn

'World's most haunted island' up for auction

Dubbed one of the most haunted places in the world, Poveglia, which was sealed off after it was hit by the plague, is to be sold off to raise money for Italy<p>A lease of a Venetian island described as one of the most haunted places in Italy is due to be auctioned off next month as the Italian state …

Italy

Mike Schmidt wants balls and strikes called via force field

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt would like balls and strikes to be called by a force field, and every time the ball hits said force field, a bell goes off …

Framing

Inside the Not-so-Secret Art of Pitchers Using Foreign Substances on the Mound

Link to Media<p>Thursday night during the Yankees vs. Red Sox game, Michael Pineda cheated, plain and simple.<p>There was enough pine tar, Firm Grip, Valvoline or Jell-O pudding on the palm of his throwing hand, and back of his glove hand, that most of the Internet thought he had just watched the movie</i> …

Baseball

Ancient Egyptian Mummy Found With Brain But No Heart

An ancient Egyptian mummy found with an intact brain, but no heart, has a plaque on her abdomen that may have been intended to ritually heal her, say a team of researchers who examined the female body with CT scans.<p>The woman probably lived around 1,700 years ago, at a time when Egypt was under …