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Oldest-Known Briton 'Cheddar Man’ Wasn’t Fair-Skinned After All
DNA analysis of Britain's oldest complete skeleton reveals the first modern Britons had "dark to black skin" and dark hair.
Courtesy Israel Hershkovitz/Tel Aviv University/Reuters
Researchers Discover Fossilized Jawbone That May Alter Homo Sapiens' Timeline
By Will Dunham, Reuters
Humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than scientists previously believed.
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British Royal Apologizes After Wearing Offensive Jewelry In Front Of Meghan Markle
Princess Michael of Kent wore jewelry featuring a black woman during a Christmas lunch with the Royal Family.
Reuters/By: Andrew Cullen
Uranium Company Urged Trump To Carve Up Bears Ears, Then He Did
An energy firm's lobbying team was led by Trump's incoming EPA deputy secretary.
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President Trump's Bears Ears Order Is An Illegal Attack On Tribal Sovereignty
John E. Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund
The action fits a long pattern of discrimination and disrespect.
A Major New U.S. Report Affirms: Climate Change Is Getting Worse
Exploring the American idea since 1857
The United States sets many more extreme heat records than extreme cold records; it sees more intense heat waves and weaker, briefer cold snaps.
Bob Strong / Reuters
Trump's 'Review' Of Utah Monument Was Over Before It Started
The designation of Bears Ears "should never have happened," the president said in launching what his team claimed would be a fair and thorough process.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Canoe Found After Hurricane Irma Eyed As Piece Of Florida History
The dugout canoe is believed to have surfaced from the bottom of the Indian River, along Florida's east coast.
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DNA Test Reveals Powerful Viking Warrior Was Actually A Woman
Basically, researchers just discovered the Viking version of Xena the Warrior Princess.
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Archaeologists In Egypt Unearth 3,500-Year-Old Tomb
Egyptian archaeologists discovered statues, mummies and jewelry in the tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived around 15th century B.C.
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Secretary Zinke: Please Leave Our National Monuments Alone
President of The Trust for Public Land
This attempt to roll back protections for national monuments is unprecedented and terribly misguided.
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What Wine Would Jesus Drink? We May Finally Have The Answer
ARTS & CULTURE
Cave Art Made Over 30,000 Years Ago Suggests New Ideas About Ice Age Culture
Europe may not be the cave art hub we think it is.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters
Islamic State Used Mosul Museum As Tax Department
A 2015 video showed militants wielding sledgehammers to smash "idolatrous" statues.
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This College Class On 'Historical Frauds' Is Fighting Pseudoscience Head-On
A university course designed to teach critical thinking has been highly successful in dispelling misinformation and conspiracy theories.
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