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Ancient shipwreck discovered near Aeolian Islands

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The divers descended 410 feet into dark Mediterranean waters off Italy, their lights revealing the skeleton of a ship that sank thousands of years ago when Rome was a world power. A sea-crusted anchor rested on … Continue reading

October 28, 2014

US returns dozens of stolen artifacts to Peru

DENVER (AP) — Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics. Investigators from U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Homeland Security department held ceremonies … Continue reading

October 23, 2014

Philadelphia museum debuts Strand photo collection

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art is hosting the first major exhibit in 50 years devoted to the work of 20th century American photographer Paul Strand. The show marks the debut of more than 3,000 black-and-white prints by … Continue reading

October 17, 2014

Confederate officer’s wartime diary decoded

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A century and a half after Confederate officer James Malbone wrote his Civil War diary partly in code, a couple of Yankees have figured out why he took the precaution: He liked to gossip. Sprinkled … Continue reading

October 14, 2014

Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer — one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 — are among the unique pieces of … Continue reading

October 10, 2014

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