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Bulgarian bones could be John the Baptist's, scientists say

Science and archaeology offer insights into ancient artifacts that could be linked to Jesus Christ. "Finding Jesus: Fact. Faith. Forgery," premieres Sunday Night, March 1 at 9pm ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> When the tools of modern science are applied to religious relics, the results are almost always the …

Archaeology

ISIS abducts Christians in Syria, groups say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Assyrians in northeastern Syria villages awoke Tuesday to ISIS militants at their doors, with the Islamist extremists abducting scores from the Christian group and forcing hundreds more to run for their lives, an advocate said.<p>The ISIS fighters burst past a few men guarding the village of …

Human Rights

Islamic State bombers kill dozens in Libyan suicide attacks

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the extremists' aggressive new branch in North Africa.<p>The bombings in the town of Qubba, which is …

Extremism

Pope Francis decries 'inhuman' conditions facing migrants at US-Mexico border

Pope Francis has decried the "inhuman" conditions facing migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and has encouraged communities there not to judge people by stereotypes but welcome migrants and work to end discrimination.<p>Francis made the appeal in a letter to a Jesuit priest who helps organize …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Katrin Arens Design in Sardinia with 250-Year-Old Wood<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a …

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From James Dean to A$AP Rocky and all that's in-between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of the last six decades.

Stone Age Axe Discovered Stuck Into The Ground With Handle Still Attached

Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly rare flint axe from the Stone Age that just may have been used in an ancient ritual.<p>The 5,500-year-old discovery -- found jammed into the Earth with its wooden handle still attached -- was part of an ongoing excavation on the island of Lolland in …

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: 'Iran Is Your Enemy'

WASHINGTON -- Less than 48 hours before the start of final talks on Iran’s nuclear program, set to begin Tuesday in Vienna, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared on American television to warn the Obama administration against agreeing to a deal to dismantle Iran’s nuclear weapons …

Gov. Christie Signs New Jersey 'DREAM Act' Into Law

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill on Friday that will give some students who are in the U.S. illegally a break on their tuition.<p>Christie inked New Jersey's version of the DREAM Act, which the Republican governor supported in his last re-election bid.<p>The state's Legislature passed the …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Digital Art

Pope's blunt words break new ground - again

Unorthodox pope makes news with his most comprehensive interview since he was elected in March.<p>ROME - His first order of business as pope was to pay his hotel bill and move into a Vatican guest house instead of the sprawling papal apartments.<p>Then Pope Francis, who has made helping the poor a …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

Art

Limited Options

Toward the end of last week’s Senate hearing on American military action in Syria, Tim Kaine, of Virginia, admitted to being confused. Secretary of State John Kerry had been repeating for hours the Administration’s line that the purpose of bombing Syria was “limited”: to punish Bashar al-Assad for …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

Bill Clinton Steps Up To Dispel The Confusion Over Obamacare

With the launch of the major piece of the Affordable Care Act less than a month away, the Obama administration is escalating the public relations push with one of their most effective weapons – former President Bill Clinton, now known to many as explainer in chief.<p>Speaking from his presidential …

Radiation Levels at Fukushima Could Kill a Human 'Within Hours'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New radiation "hotspots" near the Fukushima nuclear plant spiked to their highest levels yet …

Senate committee approves Syria attack resolution

Committee voted 10-7, with both Democrats and Republicans voting for and against resolution.<p>WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize President Obama to use limited force against Syria Wednesday, after adopting amendments from Sen. John McCain designed to urge Obama to …

A Temple In Kyoto Blazing in Fall Color

5 Surprising Uses For Cinnamon

This isn't some "gotcha" moment to lure you into a risky cinnamon challenge. After spending the past few weeks uncovering amazing new ways to use common household goods like tea, lemons and honey, we've decided to revisit the controversial spice and its beauty benefits.<p>Cinnamon has been used for …

DIY Ear Cuff Earring Tutorial from Honestly WTF here

<b>DIY Ear Cuff Earring Tutorial from Honestly WTF here.</b> What makes this an easy DIY is that she uses a curved tube bead as the foundation for the cuff. For pages more of ear cuff - some very similar to this one - go here: <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/ear-cuff</b>

W.H. to Congress: Help protect Israel

The Obama administration is using a time-tested pitch to get Congress to back military strikes in Syria: It will help protect Israel.<p>Israel’s enemies, including Iran and the terrorist group Hezbollah, could be emboldened if Congress fails to approve action against the regime of Syrian President …

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