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How they were found

<b>(CNN) —</b> Months after a Texas school district broke ground on a new technical center, archaeologists there made a surprising discovery: the long-buried remains of 95 people.<p>The first remains were discovered in February in Sugar Land, a suburb southwest of Houston. And now officials have learned who …

Sugarland

Meet The Brits Who Floated A Giant Inflatable Baby Trump Over London's Parliament

Good morning. Welcome to Britain, where a giant baby President Donald Trump was floated outside parliament.<p>Tolga Akmen / AFP / Getty Images<p>The …

Donald Trump

True story of how Prince Philip's DNA solved Russian Romanov murder mystery

It was the mystery that captured the imagination of the world, as a Russian Imperial dynasty was ruthlessly executed before details of their disappearance obfuscated for decades.<p>The true story of how the Duke of Edinburgh helped piece together the murders of Tsar Nicholas II and his family is to be …

Prince Philip

Starwood Forever

starwood

Czech Company Designs A Nonalcoholic Beer To Taste Good To Cancer Patients

Many oncology patients swear off alcohol during treatment, but in the Czech Republic, where beer is the national beverage, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy have a new option.<p>The nonalcoholic Mamma Beer (<i>mamma</i> is the Latin word for "breast") is meant to counteract dysgeusia, a palate-altering …

Breast Cancer

EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandals, citing 'unrelenting attacks'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned after months of ethics controversies, citing "the unrelenting attacks" on himself and his family, which "have taken a sizable toll on all of us."<p>President Donald Trump first tweeted the news Thursday that Pruitt had …

Donald Trump

Protestors Arrested After Unfurling 'Abolish I.C.E.' Banner at Base of Statue of Liberty

A chaotic scene unfolded at the Statue of Liberty during the Fourth of July holiday Wednesday when several protestors were arrested for unfurling an …

Rights & Freedoms

Two 4,500 year-old homes found near Giza pyramids

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient homes near the Giza pyramids in Egypt. The structures may have housed officials responsible for overseeing the production of food for a paramilitary force more than 4,500 years ago.<p>The residences were found in an ancient port at Giza that flourished at a …

Ancient History

Death of 11 Indian family members linked to occult rites

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Eleven members of a family in India's capital Delhi were found dead in their house Sunday, 10 of them hanging from an iron grill on the ceiling, in an incident police say may be related to occult practices.<p>Most of the bodies had their feet and hands bound, a cloth covered the eyes …

India

Thousands across U.S. join 'Keep Families Together' march to protest family separation

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of marches took place across the United States on Saturday as thousands of people demanded the Trump administration reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>The protests, marching under the banner "Families Belong Together," are hoping to push the Trump …

Immigration

White man blocks Atlanta doctor from entering her own home

It’s happening again. This time, a Black doctor in Atlanta is upset at a white man who blocked her entrance to the gated community in which she lives …

Law Enforcement

Maple Heights 12-year-old's lawn service business takes off after neighbors call police for cutting grass

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Reggie Fields' lawn business has increased dramatically and has received an outpour of support since a neighbor called Maple …

Siblings

Summer of Rage

<b>It shouldn’t have been such a shock.</b> After all, many of those most painfully poleaxed by the news of Anthony Kennedy’s retirement on Wednesday were …

Maxine Waters

'German Stonehenge' Yields Grisly Evidence of Sacrificed Women and Children

The broken, battered bones of children, teenagers and women discovered at the newly excavated "German Stonehenge" may be evidence of ancient human …

Archaeology

ICE is rounding up green card holders

Deportation isn't just for undocumented criminals, as President Trump has suggested.<p>Immigration and Customs Enforcement has set its sights on lawful …

Immigration

Hundreds Arrested Protesting Trump Administration's Immigration Policies

Nearly 600 women were arrested Thursday in one of several demonstrations across the country protesting the Trump administration's treatment of migrant families at the southern border.<p>Organized by the Center for Popular Democracy Action and the Women's March, a group that spearheaded the original …

Immigration

New Fox chief cracks down on inflammatory statements

CEO Suzanne Scott summoned producers to a meeting to direct them to take more control over hosts and panelists.<p>Amid growing backlash against inflammatory statements by Fox News commentators, network CEO Suzanne Scott summoned top show producers to a meeting last week and delivered a clear message: …

Donald Trump

People will march in all 50 states to protest Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to descend upon Washington, D.C., and all 50 states on Saturday to protest the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on immigration that's sparked widespread debate after more than 2,000 children were separated from their parents at the …

Immigration

Top Democrat Crowley loses in shocker

Trump-endorsed McMaster wins South Carolina primary, and Donovan beats Grimm in New York.<p>Rep. Joe Crowley was unseated Tuesday night by primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in his New York City district, an astonishing fall for the powerful chairman of the House Democratic Caucus just as …

Government

Cockatoo identified in 13th Century European book

<b>Researchers have discovered the oldest-known European illustrations of an Australasian cockatoo, in a manuscript from the 13th Century.</b><p>Four drawings of the white bird were found in a falconry book once owned by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. The book is now in the Vatican Library.<p>They pre-date …

Parrots

Occupy Protests Freeze ICE Operations From Oregon to Manhattan

Demonstrators are going after immigration authorities at their bases of operation, and it seems to be working.<p>Immigrations and Customs Enforcement …

Immigration

Banksy confirms authorship of provocative Paris mural blitz

Experts already believed the mysterious British street artist was the author of a new trail of graffiti in Paris. Banksy has confirmed that was the …

Streetwear

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

Researchers Uncover Hidden Details in Lost Images from the 19th Century

Researchers have found a way to uncover details of centuries-old degraded images. They used tiny X-ray beams to restore two lost images that would …

Archaeology

DNA testing revealed a WWII veteran stole an 8-year-old's identity. No one knows why

<b>(CNN) —</b> He was a WWII veteran with a Purple Heart, a wife and three children. But in 1964, he vanished, moved across the country and later took the identity of an 8-year-old boy who had died years before.<p>His case had confounded investigators for more than a decade. US Marshal Pete Elliott called it …

Crime

Shackled siblings were choked, caged and thrown down stairs, prosecutor says

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Inside a seemingly innocuous Southern California home was a dark and disturbing secret that had gone largely unnoticed in two different states for more than 20 years.<p>Thirteen siblings lived at the home in Perris, a small suburban community about 75 miles east of Los Angeles. …

Crime

Who are America's working poor?

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Americans born into poverty are more likely than ever before to stay that way, according to a United Nations report on poverty and inequality in the US.<p>"The United States, one of the world's richest nations and the "land of opportunity," is fast becoming a champion of inequality," …

Income Inequality

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice has a history of stirring libidos, and it's no wonder.<p>The longest day of the year tends to kick off the start of the summer season and with it, the harvest. So it should come as no surprise that the solstice is linked to fertility -- both of …

Solstice

Facebook fundraiser to help immigrant children tops $20 million with global donations

SAN FRANCISCO – In the largest single fundraiser ever on Facebook, a Silicon Valley couple has raised millions of dollars from hundreds of thousands of people to reunite immigrant parents with their children.<p>As of Sunday, more than 500,000 people had pushed the total over $20 million surpassing all …

Immigration

Puzzler says he has cracked code to stolen Belgian masterpiece

Citizens told not to dig up square in Ghent to look for 15th-century painting missing since 1934<p>It has been described as one of the most enduring mysteries in the history of art.<p>Since a daring heist in 1934, the whereabouts of one of the 12 panels of Hubert and Jan van Eyck’s Adoration of the Lamb, …

Art