History

Volunteers pray before working on an archeological site that may be the home of Mary Magdelene and a Synagogue where Jesus preached. (Source: CNN)
Unearthed site may be synagogue where Jesus preached
Archaeologists are digging all summer next to the Sea of Galilee. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:28pm
An archeologists found these remains at the Jamestown settlement in 2010. Now he says he knows who they are. (Source: CNN)
Four Jamestown settlers’ identities revealed
An archeologist has made a discovery in Jamestown, VA, that's bound to change US history books. Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:25pm
Research crews surface an anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
Shipwreck-hunting company sues NC over Blackbeard’s ship
The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:07pm
The National Air and Space Museum has started a Kickstarter to campaign to conserve Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his 1969 moonwalk. (Photo: Smithsonian Institution)
Crowdfunding project aims to save Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit
The National Air and Space Museum is launching a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon. Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:51pm
Photo of the remnants of a newly-discovered shipwreck in the seabed off of the North Carolina coast. (Source: Duke University)
Scientists find shipwreck apparently centuries old off NC
Duke University says scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date back to the American Revolution. Fri, 07/17/2015 - 1:59pm
This memorial to Confederate soldiers is one of two monuments to the Confederacy near the intersection of 3rd and Market streets in downtown Wilmington.
NC bill to shield memorials advances amid Confederate debate
A bill banning the removal of public "objects of remembrance" is moving forward in the North Carolina General Assembly. That's despite objections by opponents who say it will protect Confederate memorials. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:10pm
The Confederate flag is removed from the SC Statehouse grounds on July 10, 2015. (Photo: CNN)
Confederate flag removed from SC Statehouse grounds
The Confederate flag has been removed from a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, where it has had a presence for 54 years. Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:35pm
Apple Annie's sold red, white and blue cupcakes to support the Battleship North Carolina.
Apple Annie’s cupcakes support Battleship
Apple Annie's has donated more than $300 to the Battleship North Carolina. Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:13pm
The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
Confederate flag’s days are numbered in South Carolina
After 54 years flying at South Carolina's Capitol, the Confederate flag's days there are numbered. Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:36am
The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag
The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:29pm