A 500-year-old limestone statue of an elite woman was found in central Mexico.
A 2,500-year-old temple dedicated to Aphrodite has been found above ground in western Turkey. The Greek goddess was the subject of a popular cult at the time.
A mysterious tomb in Luoyang, China, belongs to Emperor Liu Zhi (reign A.D. 146-168), a murderous emperor who had 5,000 concubines.
Israeli officials have recovered a cache of thousands of stolen archaeological artifacts from all over the world.
A coup d'état, which translates as "stroke of the state," can be triggered by military actions, the involvement of foreign governments, or popular revolts.
The 25th amendment clarifies the steps to be taken if the offices of president or vice president become vacant.
From violent attacks on politicians, to a raging fire, to explosions, to indiscriminate shooting, Washington D.C. has seen its share of darkness.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient ritual bath church at Gethsemane, a place near Jerusalem where the Bible says that Jesus was betrayed by Judas and arrested.
Dozens of Roman Army camps have been discovered in Spain, revealing more about one of most infamous Roman conflicts.
Archaeologists claim that they have identified the deadly dance floor where John the Baptist — a preacher who foretold the coming of Jesus — was sentenced to death around A.D. 29.
Despite the difficult year, many archaeological and historical discoveries came to light, including a sprawling geoglyph in Peru, a trove of mummies, the tomb of the legendary Romulus and more.
This year, archaeologists discovered intriguing evidence showing that women of the ancient world were not to be trifled with.