Trends, set by royals and movies, help to influence a dog breed's popularity.
Archaeologists uncovered an illegal 1920s-era liquor still in South Carolina that may have been linked to Al Capone's criminal empire.
Fought on a tiny volcanic island 76 years ago, this brutal clash between American and Japanese forces defined the horror of the Pacific theater.
This political activist and minister challenged the conventions of race and religion during the early years of the civil rights movement.
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Thomas Becket's miraculous acts — presented "graphic-novel-style" in stained glass — leave Canterbury Cathedral for a museum exhibit.
Egyptian pharaoh Seqenenre Taa II seems to have been overwhelmed by multiple attackers on the battlefield, perhaps after being captured and bound.
The earliest megalithic circle at Stonehenge, now in the southwest of England, was first built in the west of Wales more than 5,000 years ago.
Bone fragments long thought to have come from St. James the Younger, one of the 12 apostles who may have been Jesus' brother, couldn't have come from him, a new study finds.
The assassination of two young boys in line for England's throne secured the monarchy for King Richard III, and new evidence links him to their murder.
A medieval ship burial in England is now captivating viewers of the Netflix drama "The Dig." But who is actually buried at the 1,400-year-old site known as Sutton Hoo?
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Identity tags worn by children during the Holocaust have been found at the Sobibor death camp in Poland as part of excavations going back a decade.