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  • Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts

    Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist group to over 220, activists said Thursday.
  • New IS video shows militants smashing ancient Iraq artifacts

    The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, describing the relics as idols that must be removed. The destructions are part of a campaign by the IS...

    Miami archeological dig unearths evidence of sea rise

    MIAMI In the shadows of a condo canyon rising around the mouth of the Miami River, archaeologists have unearthed what they say is concrete evidence of South Florida's escalating rise in sea level. Or brick evidence, to be more precise. Ten bricks. And...

    Some fear historic cemetery could be damaged by mining

    Alyce Walker, a spry 87, walks around the nearly four-acre plot where her relatives are buried and stops at a towering live oak. "That's where Reverend Abe Tillman was lynched, in 1920," says Walker, the caretaker of the African American Spring Hill...

    Israel unveils its largest find of medieval gold coins

    Israel on Wednesday unveiled the largest collection of medieval gold coins ever found in the country, accidentally discovered by amateur divers and dating back about a thousand years. The find was made two weeks ago near the Israeli port city of Caesarea...