Nick Chen

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Lost 16th Century Tudor Shilling Could Mean the British Discovered Canada

The discovery of a rare 435-year-old Edward VI silver shilling buried in clay on the shores of Vancouver Island has rekindled the theory that …

How Hollywood directors became part of the US war effort in World War II

During World War II, some of Hollywood's most accomplished directors left at the height of their careers to join the US armed forces.<p>They weren't there to fight, but to document the war and broadcast images of the battlefield to the American public back home.<p>Their short films and newsreels were …

£3 in my pocket: the pioneering migrants who came to 1950s Britain from India

They came to work in Britain's factories, foundries and new public services, at a time when the country desperately needed workers from its former …

The history of Ukraine

Both the European Community and President Putin are making plays for Ukraine’s favours. Chris Bowlby looks at the republic’s varied history to …

A Dejected Heroine (?), 11th century

India: Madhya Pradesh, 1000-1099<br>Beige sandstone<br>40 in. (101.6 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Museum

1929 Fashion

What a handsome & fashionable duo taken around 1929. [ Larger image: Fern Armstrong & Val Jeane Faubion ]

Seven World Powers Suspend Preparations for G-8 Summit in Russia

Ahead of a planned summit of industrialized nations — scheduled to take place in Russia — seven world powers Sunday denounced Russia's hostile takeover of Crimea and said they are suspending preparations for the Sochi talks.<p>In a joint statement, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, …

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Nato warns that Russia is risking Europe's peace and security

Tensions rise as Vladimir Putin mobilises all reservists and US Secretary of State John Kerry flies into Kiev<p>Ukraine has mobilised for war amid warnings from Nato that Russia's annexation of Crimea "threatens peace and security in Europe".<p>With tension nearing boiling point, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, …

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Witnesses recall fear, chaos after China train station attack | Reuters

KUNMING, China (Reuters) - Witnesses to chilling violence at a Chinese train station placed under heavy security on Sunday recalled moments of fear and chaos after at least 29 people were killed in what authorities called a terrorist attack by Xinjiang militants.<p>Police stand near luggages left at …

Kerry to Ukraine as World Calls for Calm in Crimea

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine on Tuesday to meet with both legislators and civilians, the Obama administration announced Sunday afternoon as European leaders called for calm in the midst of international outrage over Russia’s hostile takeover of Crimea.<p>A senior administration …

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