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Hit-and-run driver smashes through Minneapolis crowd of protesters and drags woman 20 feet under FRONT WHEEL - as demonstrations break out across 170 U.S. cities 'He'd be alive if he just followed orders': Defiant cop Darren Wilson says he was 'doing his job right' when he shot dead Michael Brown - and he would do it again Forensic analysis of grand jury testimony: The evidence that convinced them to NOT indict Ferguson cop Darren Wilson in Michael Brown shooting Michael Brown's friend claims Officer Wilson made HIM fear for his life when he killed his pal as Trayvon Martin's mother accuses Ferguson cop of murder Michael Brown's parents slam the 'broken process' after angry outbursts on Monday night when they urged protesters to 'burn this b****' down' EXCLUSIVE Michael Brown's cousin emerges from police station after her arrest amid ugly scenes as protesters rampage through Ferguson ... (more)

Mystery of Alexander the Great-era tomb holds Greeks in thrall

Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great -- a find that has brought her instant fame. In a land with one of the world's richest cultural heritages, archaeologists rarely receive much public notice.

Where history takes a hand in our habitat

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. RSPB Scotland manages more than 80 nature reserves in Scotland: some small like Mersehead in Dumfriesshire, others vast like Abernethy or the Flows east and north of Forsinard.

12th Century Sword Found By An Archaeologist Could Have Belonged To Ivan The Terrible

A 12th century sword was found buried under a tree in the region of Novosibirsk in Siberia. In 1975, the weapon was unearthed and it is the only one of its kind found in Siberia.

Reconstructing Clothes From The Iron Age

Image Caption: One of our aims in reconstructing the tunic is to learn more about how the textile was made, how time-consuming it was to make, and how the wool was used, explains Marianne Vedeler. Credit: Yngve Vogt A few years ago, the oldest known piece of clothing ever discovered in Norway, a tunic dating from the Iron Age, was found on a glacier in Breheimen.

Ruins thought to be port actually buried Greek city

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii is a tragic story - destroyed in 79 AD by an eruption from Mount Vesuvius killing an estimated 16,000 people . Now, scientists are saying they've found an "underwater Pompeii," although no one is sure what caused this city's demise.

Stolen artefacts seized from lawyer in Rome

Rome, November 25 - Police on Tuesday seized stolen archaeological and cultural artefacts of "inestimable value" from the home of a civil lawyer in Rome. The material, dating from ancient Etruscan times to the Baroque period, came from at least 24 separate thefts carried out across the regions of Lazio, Umbria, the Marches, Abruzzo and Tuscany over the course of years, police said.

Link discovered between prenatal enamel growth rates in teeth and weaning in human babies

The research found that incisor teeth grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby's development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester. This is so incisors are ready to erupt after birth, at approximately six months of age, when a baby makes the transition from breast-feeding to weaning.

The tomb at Amphipolis tells a tale of family drama and palace intrigue

The tomb dates back to fourth century BC, and just after the death of Alexander the Great. This is an aerial shot of the tomb.

Denver scientists publish research on Snowmastodon Project

Brendon Asher, an archaeology grad student from the University of Kansas, brushes off the bones of a juvenile female mammoth in Snowmass Village in 2010. Four years of excavation and research in a Colorado reservoir have led to the publication of the Snowmastodon Project Science Volume in an international science journal this month.

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