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Acts of genocide — trying to partially or completely destroy an entire people or group — have been committed countless times throughout history.
Siddhartha Gautama, better known as the Buddha, was a spiritual teacher who lived during the fifth and sixth centuries B.C. in India and founded the Buddhist religion.
The Maya civilization stretched throughout Central America and reached its peak during the first millennium A.D.
A diver found a trove of medieval artifacts on the Mediterranean seabed, including a 900-year-old sword wielded by a crusader knight
Theories that try to explain these big metaphysical mysteries fall short, making agnosticism the only sensible stance.
Thomas Becket's miraculous acts — presented "graphic-novel-style" in stained glass — leave Canterbury Cathedral for a museum exhibit.
A stolen copy of a da Vinci painting has turned up in an Italian apartment, even though no one knew it was missing. The museum where it was kept had been shuttered due to COVID-19.
The new Netflix series 'Surviving Death' marches through an array of paranormal phenomena, some unprovable, some debunked and some genuinely mysterious.
The remains of a 1,200-year-old pagan temple to the Old Norse gods such as Thor and Odin have been discovered in Norway.
Baby Jesus and his wings are just some of the images hidden beneath da Vinci's "Virgin of the Rocks".
A 13th-century painting that hung over an elderly French woman's hot plate for years has sold at auction for $26.8 million.