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  • Archaeologists uncover buried gas chambers at Sobibor death camp

    SOBIBOR Poland (Reuters) - Archaeologists working at the site of the Nazi concentration camp at Sobibor, in eastern Poland, say they have uncovered previously-hidden gas chambers in which an estimated quarter of a million Jews were killed.
  • READER SUBMITTED: From Africa To Connecticut: The First True Colonists Of New England

    The Mansfield Historical Society will present a program by Brian D. Jones, the new Connecticut State Archaeologist, following its annual meeting on Friday, Sept. 26. The program is open to the public and will be held at the First Church of Christ in...

    Baltimore's Revolutionary jewel [Commentary]

    Baltimore's Revolutionary jewel [Commentary]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is right. We will not succeed in growing Baltimore's future by "thinking small" but by building "projects that will sustain Baltimore well into the future" ("Moving Baltimore Forward," Aug. 29). The mayor proposes that...

    Archaeologists rush to save Yup'ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline

    QUINHAGAK, Alaska On the eroding Bering Sea coast of far Western Alaska, archaeologists from around the world are unearthing remnants of an ancient Yup'ik village frozen in place for hundreds of years. Archaeologists involved say it's the biggest...

    Nasty, brutish and artsy? Neanderthal hashtag engraving found

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Belying their reputation as the dumb cousins of early modern humans, Neanderthals created cave art, an activity regarded as a major cognitive step in the evolution of humankind, scientists reported on Monday in a paper describing...