Beirut's National Museum has opened its basement of ancient treasures for the first time in four decades to show the public its stunning array of funerary art, including the world's largest collection of anthropoid sarcophogi.
Preservation experts have opened for the first time in at least two centuries what Christians believe is Jesus' tomb inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
A small, dark-feathered bird known as the common swift flies for 10 months on end without ever landing, the longest time spent aloft of any known bird, scientists said Thursday.
In the age of space travel, an American explorer is preparing to cross the Pacific Ocean from South America to Australia using a reed boat built by Bolivian Aymara Indians.
The eyes of a visiting archaeologist lit up when he was shown the 10 tiny, rusty discs that had sat unnoticed in storage for two and a half years at a dig on a southern Japan island.
The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays.
Walking around Madison, Wisconsin, I suddenly felt a sharp pain in my leg.
Archeologists of the Khovd University have found a Turkic woman's burial site from Uzuur Gylan, Khovd aimag (the Western province of Mongolia) in April 2016, and the discovery was later named as the Uzuur Gylan findings.
The memories of bombs falling on the battleship USS Arizona were too painful for Raymond Haerry to ever return to Pearl Harbor, while he lived.
The nation's oldest park ranger on Friday was awarded a Congressional Record statement at the museum and national historic park where she works.