WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — An archaeological dig is rekindling a feud between two towns over which was the first in Connecticut. Experts have unearthed artifacts they believe date to the 1630s in Wethersfield,
Get the facts on Halloween's history and why we love it so much today. This article was updated October 19, 2018. Today's mix of parties, pranks, and profit is a far cry from Halloween's ancient origins.
From fragments of DNA in a 90,000-year-old finger bone, scientists have identified a fascinating new character in the story of our evolution: the first-known offspring of parents from two different branches
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Treasure linked to the reign of 10th Century Danish King Harald Bluetooth has been dug up in northern Germany. An amateur archaeologist and a 13-year-old boy found a silver coin on the Baltic island of
Plague came to Europe in the 14th century and rapidly conquered the continent. The pandemic, one of the worst in human history, killed tens of millions. Up to 60 percent of the population succumbed to