Andy Ungerleider

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Why Turkey Is Bombing Anti-ISIS Fighters in Iraq, Syria

Turkey is a NATO partner that stands with U.S. troops on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but it’s an ally that’s increasingly turning its guns on …

Middle East

Archaeologists find the last hideout of the Jewish Revolt in Jerusalem

Thus the Great Revolt against Rome ended: The enemy breached the defenses, and the beleaguered Jewish fighters hid in the sewer system, in a bid to …

Old City of Jerusalem

The Judaean Desert

Fisherman and Sunset

Tel Aviv

Arave desert - Eilat - Israel

Old City Jerusalem Sunset

Cotton says cash to Iran sends 'dangerous' message to bad guys worldwide

Sen. Tom Cotton suggested Sunday that he’ll accept President Obama’s explanation that the roughly $400 million in cash to Iran amid the country holding several Americans captive was part of a decades-old settlement, but said the move sends a “dangerous” message to terrorists and others around the …

Cotton: Clinton had emails about nuclear scientist executed in Iran

Sen. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonLive coverage: Trump CIA pick faces Senate grilling Trump pulls US out of Iran nuke deal Facebook to review …

This Map Shows The Size Of The World's Biggest Empires From History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the …

National World War II Museum adding new building, restoring Magazine Street house, and more

Magazine Street by the museum is getting crowded<p>Canal Street Beat caught wind of some more changes coming from the National World War II Museum, which recently broke ground on the striking Canopy of Peace.<p>According to permits filed with the city, the museum is adding a new building on Magazine …

This Week in History: 1919 A World War One Ace becomes first person to fly across the Rockies

In March, 1919, the Australian government offered a 10,000-pound award to any pilot who could fly from Great Britain to Australia.<p>Not to be outdone, …

Earth - Our ancestors may have spread anthrax all around the world

Siberia has become the scene of an anthrax outbreak. Reportedly, a region of permafrost melted in a heatwave, exposing an infected reindeer carcass.<p>Anthrax has a reputation as a bioweapon, particularly after the infamous 2001 anthrax attacks in the US. But the disease has a surprisingly long …

The Literary Battle for Nat Turner’s Legacy

In his 1967 novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron, a white southerner, told the story of America’s bloodiest slave revolt—in the voice of its African-American leader. Half a century later, Turner is the subject of Nate Parker’s new film, The Birth of a Nation, and the literary battle …

Look At These Photos Of Life Two Years After An ISIS Massacre

It's been two years since the Sinjar massacre in Iraq and the Yazidi community is still trying to move forward.<p>When ISIS captured the town of Sinjar in northern Iraq two years ago, thousands of people from the Yazidi community were trapped, including some 25,000 children. Thousands of men were …

Lizzie Borden: Why a 19th-Century Axe Murder Still Fascinates Us

It didn't take long after Lizzie Borden was accused of murdering her father and stepmother for the public to start obsessing over the case. Newspaper …

Domestic Violence

Brexit, Seen from the Top of Europe

The news of the Brexit vote—for all that it had been obviously plausible for years, highly possible for months, and even on the very eve was known to be at best a hairbreadth business—still shocked Europe, and perhaps the world, as no political event has since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The …

25 Moments That Changed America

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Gateway to ancient Greek god's compound uncovered?

Archaeologists in northern Israel may have unearthed a sanctuary of the Greek god Pan in the ancient city of Hippos.<p>Excavations by the Zinman Institute of Archaeology at the University of Haifa have uncovered a monumental Roman gate, which may have led to a compound dedicated to the worship of Pan, …

7 wonders of the world that may soon be underwater

The uniform of future archaeologists might be a wetsuit.<p>Scientific consensus agrees that as ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica, and the Arctic melt, sea levels will rise around the world, threatening coastal communities and ecosystems — but we might also lose some of the world's great cultural …

Archaeologists find ancient collector's hoard of Hasmonean coins

A rare cache of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean period, some 2,140 years ago, has been discovered in a salvage excavation in central Israel.<p>The …

Carthaginian Naval Warfare

The Carthaginians were famed in antiquity for their seafaring skills and innovation in ship design. The empire their navy protected stretched from …

Ancient History

Mystery Of The ‘Hobbits’ Of Indonesia Who Vanished 60,000 Years Ago Revealed In Fossils

"Lord of The Rings" fans may know hobbits as the Shire-dwelling, diminutive relatives of the human race who live in underground homes known as …

Just Back: Dodging mad dogs in Turkey’s ancient ruins

<i>Donald Iain MacDonald wins £200 for his tale of a close encounter with a guard dog in a Turkish town with a rich gladiatorial history</i><p>It is noon and the mad dog snarls at me, a Scot standing in place of the Englishman.<p>The road from the town of Aksu to the ruins of Perge is steep and exposed, …

ICHR approves first project to map ancient India’s scientific achievements

India’s achievements in science and technology have been in focus ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi used examples from the Mahabharata and …

India

New type of meteorite linked to ancient asteroid collision

An ancient space rock discovered in a Swedish quarry is a type of meteorite never before found on Earth, scientists reported June 14 in the journal</i> …

Church of the Nativity’s Face-Lift Reveals Ancient Treasures

BETHLEHEM — Christians planning on making a Holy Land pilgrimage — for many, a once-in-a-lifetime journey — may want to wait until Easter 2017, when …

Carthaginian Society

The society of Carthage was dominated by an aristocratic trading class who held all of the important political and religious positions, but below …

Ancient History