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Federal officials have ordered an investigation into a whistleblower's allegations that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation routinely hid widespread mismanagement of human remains the agency collected while it built and managed dams across California, Nevada and Oregon.
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The Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria - the Islamic extremist group that swept through Northern Iraq last month - is now considered to be the wealthiest terrorist organization in the world, with $2.2 billion in assets.
Archaeologist have discovered the skeletal remains of what they believe to be the earliest case of down syndrome .
From the unverified video of a member of ISIS desecrating the alleged tombs of the prophet Jonah as they continue to impose their fundamentalist Sunni doctrine on the lands they've occupied.
Christopher Dickey, foreign editor for the Daily Beast, speaks to Melissa Block about the dangers facing antiquities in a museum and other archaeological sites in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
An illustration of Bronze-Age lake dwellers in Switzerland and Germany, who may have buried children's skulls at the perimeter of their settlements as gifts to lake gods to ward off flooding.
Student archaeologists excavating a site along the Raquette River in Potsdam have unearthed pieces of prehistoric Native American pottery, stone tools and part of a spear tip that could be 5,000 years old.
Archaeologists found the grave of a young woman, laid to rest with all her jewels in an area near Bulgaria's Pernik, reports Darik radio.
More than 10,600 artifacts dating from Neolithic times that were removed illegally by Nazi archaeologists during World War II have been returned to Greece from the German Pfahlbaumuseum, the state-run Athens-Macedonia News Agency reported on Tuesday.
A series of surveys in northern Finland have found pits used for trapping deer, pottery, and stone tools, including a 2,000-year-old spear tip or knife that had been uncovered from a sand pit by high winds.
Life-size human statues and the remains of an ancient temple dating back some 2,500 years have been discovered in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq.
Think phallic graffiti art exclusively belongs to the baseless present? Think again.
Sarasota County Archaeologist Ryan Murphy spends 20 hours per week vetting development applications - and assembling puzzle pieces of history to strengthen the local community's connection to the past.
THE world's largest festival of archaeology will offer dozens of hands-on opportunities for people in York and North Yorkshire to get digging this summer.
The secrets of the Salvadoran archaeological site Nueva Esperanza, hidden for centuries under the ashes of the ancient Ilopango volcano, have emerged to the light of day with the discovery of three pre-Columbian burials.
Giant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among more than 500 fossils that have been unearthed at a dam construction site in Silicon Valley, a newspaper reported.
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