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Woodstock site investigated by archaeologists to unlock mysteries of musical venue

Amid rolling fields and woodland, 100 miles north of New York City, a team of archaeologists scoured the land for clues.<p>Their search was not for Mayan mosaics or Roman ruins - rather, the team was looking for information about an epic period of American history: the Woodstock music festival.<p>Next …

Longtime Tennessee broadcaster John Ward dies at 88

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - John Ward, the radio voice of Tennessee football and men's basketball for over three decades, has died. He was 88.<p>Vol Network …

The best and worst moments of the Tony Awards

The Tony Awards are not always as good as the Broadway season they’re celebrating — sometimes they’re much better!<p>Take Sunday night’s ceremony …

Is It Time to Reconsider Traffic Stops?

What researchers found after analyzing data gathered from 20 million stops in North Carolina.<p>While traffic stop interactions with the police may be shrugged off as brief inconveniences for whites, for black Americans, they can lead to humiliation, violence, and even death. This has become clear …

Law Enforcement

LiDAR Gives Researchers New Insight Into the Lives of Montpelier’s Enslaved Population

Today, the historic plantation of Montpelier serves as a museum committed not only to documenting the life and work of founding father James Madison …

Why animals near the ancient Roman "gate to hell" really dropped dead

Thousands of years ago in Hierapolis (now Turkey), tourists visited a temple named Plutonium built at a cave thought to be a gateway to the …

Aung San Suu Kyi award suspended by UK union over Myanmar crisis

Unison one of a number of institutions in Britain to withdraw honours in response to humanitarian crisis<p>One of Britain’s largest trade unions has suspended an award given to Aung San Suu Kyi during her time as a political prisoner, as international criticism mounts over her tepid response to …

Medieval Graveyards Unearth London’s Violent Past

The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes once described life as "nasty, brutish and short," and as Joshua Rapp Learn reports for <i>New Scientist</i>, a recent …

Archaeologists uncover the lost Royal palace of Henry VIII

Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.<p>The palace, which once stood on the site now occupied by the Old Royal Naval College, has been revealing some of its secrets. Two rooms from the Tudor-era palace were found when the …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Here’s how Col. Robert Gould Shaw’s famed Civil War sword was lost and found

After the sword of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw was gifted to the Massachusetts Historical Society by descendants of Shaw’s sister earlier this year, …

War

The executioner Yurovsky's account

<b>YUROVSKY'S ACCOUNT<br>OF<br>THE EXECUTION OF THE IMPERIAL FAMILY</b><p>February 1, 1934:<p>On the 16th in the morning I dispatched the little cook, the boy Sednev, …

Crime

The Remains of the Romanovs

On July 17, 1918, as the White Army advanced toward Red-held territory around Yekaterinburg in Siberia, 12 armed Bolsheviks ushered a group of 11 exiles into a basement of a merchant’s mansion once known as Ipatiev House, now the House of Special Purpose. The youngest in the party, a sickly …

Man Arrested For Screaming At Child Who Played 'Keep Away' With Father's Day Card

Someone may have overreacted.<p>This dad got popped.<p>A father is facing charges after he allegedly picked up a child at a day care center in Shelton, Connecticut, yelled at him and pinned him to the ground.<p>Oh, and when officers arrived, the man demanded the 5-year-old be arrested, according to NBC …

Feds are using Palantir's tech to root out immigrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has yet another tool from Palantir to track and identify immigrants, according to <i>The Intercept</i>. Dubbed "Investigative Case Management" (ICM), it's a system that aggregates information from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of …

5-year-old BFFs get same haircut so they'll no longer have any differences

During a time when the world is divided on so many issues, two five-year-old boys are here to remind us the beauty of unity.<p>Two best friends from …

‘Font isn’t found’ malware for Chrome is easy to fall for, possibly affecting Windows & Mac

The internet is full of scams and false advertisements that target unsuspecting users and attempt to get them to download malicious software. Unfortunately, this problem looks like it will only get worse. Now, a new piece of malware is making the rounds and is affecting Chrome users on Windows and …

The Eagles' Timothy B Schmit interview: ‘Tensions ran very deep'

<b>They created sublime melodies, but the iconic rockers were often at war with each other, their bassist</b><b>Timothy B Schmit</b> <b>tells Neil McCormick</b><p>"It seems like people are just dropping off the Earth,” says Timothy B Schmit. “I suppose that happens when you get older. It’s part of life. No one’s getting …

Russian Mac malware steals passwords and iPhone backups

Still think your Mac is immune from viruses? Think again.<p>Just a week after a new strain of Mac malware was found hidden inside malicious Microsoft Word macros, security researchers have discovered sophisticated new software from Russian hackers that targets your saved passwords and iPhone …

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch calls Trump's tweets 'disheartening'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told a US senator Wednesday that President Donald Trump's tweets about the judiciary are "demoralizing" and "disheartening."<p>In a meeting with Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Gorsuch, who's largely been silent since Trump …

Donald Trump

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Trump adviser cites non-existent 'massacre' defending ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway made a statement during a TV interview Thursday that pricked the ears of fact-checkers everywhere.<p>She told MSNBC's Chris Matthews:<p>"I bet it's brand new information to people that President Obama had a six-month ban on the Iraqi refugee program after two …

Donald Trump

Berlin mayor Michael Müller tells Donald Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'

Berlin's mayor has turned Reagan's famous Cold War plea to Gorbachev to tear the wall down into a plea for Trump not to build one. A proposed wall …

Donald Trump

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

Bad Lip Reading Reveals What Was Really Said At Donald Trump's Inauguration

"I'm gonna figure out a way to bury your stuff fast."<p>Bad Lip Reading has got the scoop on what <i>really</i> went down at President Donald Trump’s inauguration.<p>By hilariously dubbing over key parts of Friday’s ceremony, the YouTube channel gives a unique (parody) insight into what was <i>actually</i> being said …

Watch 112-Year-Old Footage of Teddy Roosevelt's Presidential Inauguration

This Friday, our nation’s 58th Presidential Inauguration will be held at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The swearing-in ceremony hasn't always …

Crime

Graphic eyewitness Somme accounts revealed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37975358<p><b>"From that moment all my religion died, after that journey all my teaching and belief in God had left me - never to return."</b><p>This was how Charles Bartram, a 23-year-old former colliery worker from Doncaster, described his experience of the first day of the …

Archaeologists Discover Pharaonic Boat Burial at the Ancient Site of Abydos

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient Pharaonic boat burial at Abydos, an ancient Egyptian religious center that sits about six …

When Tomatoes Were Blamed For Witchcraft and Werewolves

People have feared tomatoes for 600 years.<p>No other vegetable has been as maligned as the tomato (and it <i>is</i> a vegetable, by order of the United States …