13 February 2013, 10:20 AM ET
President Barack Obama vows to take 'firm action' alongside US allies against the 'provocations' of North Korea after the communist state carried out its third nuclear test.
13 February 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Sixteen men were lost when the USS Monitor went down in a storm off Cape Hatteras on Dec. 31, 1862.
12 February 2013, 01:31 PM ET
Up to 1 in 6 skulls unearthed in Scandinavia from the Neolithic period show evidence of routine, everyday violence.
12 February 2013, 01:29 PM ET
Two Union sailors are finally going to be laid to rest, 150 years after they went down with the USS Monitor.
11 February 2013, 04:02 PM ET
A newspaper digitization project reveals historical parallels to today.
11 February 2013, 03:13 PM ET
Newly digitized newspaper articles from the British Archive
08 February 2013, 06:27 PM ET
The Acropolis of Athens, Greece, features some of the greatest monuments of the ancient world.
08 February 2013, 10:43 AM ET
Picasso was unconventional in his choice of paint, as well as style.
08 February 2013, 08:19 AM ET
A facial reconstruction has some viewing a vilified monarch in a kinder light.
06 February 2013, 05:00 PM ET
The jawbone, which was unearthed in a Serbian cave, may force a rethink of where in Europe Neanderthals evolved
06 February 2013, 11:03 AM ET
Almost half the tombs are for infants.
06 February 2013, 11:01 AM ET
Mysteriously, the pyramids were built with circles at their centers.
06 February 2013, 09:39 AM ET
Scientists have discovered at least 35 pyramids and graves at Sedeinga.
05 February 2013, 07:14 PM ET
The olive tree was first domesticated somewhere near Northern Syria, and spread throughout the Mediterranean from three separate hotspots
05 February 2013, 02:42 PM ET
Two letters of his reveal what he may have sounded like 500 years ago.
05 February 2013, 11:32 AM ET
The delicate shoes had been sitting unnoticed in a university's collection for more than a century.
04 February 2013, 03:12 PM ET
A lost king is probably found, but some want to see the statistics.
04 February 2013, 02:23 PM ET
No worries — the two species still likely had sex, researchers say.
04 February 2013, 05:42 AM ET
Analysis suggests that a battle-bruised skeleton is the lost king.
03 February 2013, 09:17 PM ET
The skull image is the first released photo of what may be the remains of the unlucky English monarch.
01 February 2013, 02:59 PM ET
This ancient city in modern-day Bolivia is almost 13,000 feet above sea level. Only a small portion of the ruins have been excavated.
31 January 2013, 02:43 PM ET
The Aztec conquest of the ancient city of Xaltocan may have radically changed the genetic landscape of the region
31 January 2013, 02:20 PM ET
DNA evidence may shed light on whether the Otomi people who lived in Xaltocan fled before the Aztec conquest or became assimilated.
28 January 2013, 05:17 PM ET
This ancient Greek sanctuary had the first stadium ever constructed, and housed a giant statue of Zeus — one of the ancient Wonders of the World.
28 January 2013, 02:03 PM ET
A historian has finally identified the mysterious speechless patient whose brain enabled Paul Broca to pinpoint the brain regions responsible for language