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The Shona's ancestors built great stone cities in southern Africa over a thousand years ago. Their artists are well known for their finely carved wooden headrests and stone sculptures.
Four people were aboard the small Cessna, and two others were in a neighboring home when the plane crashed, authorities said.
The film's historic win at the 89th annual Academy Awards gives hope to the black and gay communities.
Earth had a hard outer shell before its tectonic plates.
Cypress wood might have been used in ancient palaces in Persia partly because of its sacred value in a religion known for its "fire temples," a new study finds.
Jamie Dornan presented with "Fifty Shades Darker" co-star Dakota Johnson at the Academy Awards after walking the red carpet with wife Amelia Warner.
A UC San Diego archaeological dig found a jade pectoral pendant once belonging to an ancient Maya king in what we think of as the provinces of that world. Why...
Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes have begun shooting Season 2 of the historical drama "Victoria."
Live Science takes a seat at the table with Bill Schutt, author of "Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History."
Bringing back animals from extinction might end up costing biodiversity.
A major offensive by the United States, its allies and, notably, with some of its rivals, to capture the northern Syrian city of Raqqa is gathering momentum.
Airbus Helicopters is to retrofit 26 German military CH-53 heavy lift aircraft, replacing obsolescent components with up-to-date parts.
A company from the South Carolina Army National Guard was deployed to train in Texas before being sent to Europe as part of NATO's Operation Atlantic Resolve.
Ryan Gosling took elder sibling Mandi Gosling, not wife Eva Mendes, to the Academy Awards, where his movie "La La Land" won six awards.
The observed increase of body size in ungulates during the 20 million years before the Pleistocene is driven by the process of species selection, according to researchers. Bigger ungulate species...
The history of people and landscapes, whether natural or cultural, is fundamentally connected. Answering key historical questions about this relation will allow us to approach our most important environmental issues...
PGA Tour: Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England, will host the 149th British Open in 2020; plus news on Jason Day, Roberto Diaz, Johnson Wagner, Peter Jacobsen.
Jordan Horowitz, the 'La La Land' producer who had to tell the world about the best picture mix-up, won plaudits for his handling of the situation.
The Carolina Panthers re-signed defensive end Mario Addison to a three-year contract on Sunday, the team announced.
The film that tells the story of the coming of age of a young black man in Miami was given the best picture Oscar after a mistaken announcement that 'La...
Justin Timberlake kicked off the 89th Academy Awards ceremony by singing and dancing his way into the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
It's the Super Bowl of fashion. From princess-worthy ball gowns to old Hollywood gowns, it features some of the best dresses of the year.
Many of the world's most glamorous stars have descended on the red carpet at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre for the 89th Academy Awards.
An earlier show featuring the treasure, from a ship believed to have sunk in the 9th century, was called off over ethical concerns over how the trove was collected.
Skywatchers in South America and Africa tweeted their experiences on Sunday, though some complained that overcast weather dampened their views.
A study of DNA from 14 bodies in a burial site in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon found a matrilineal link, raising questions about a society’s structure.
Jordan Peele's comedy-horror film "Get Out" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $30.5 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.
A man deliberately rammed a car into a pedestrian area in Heidelberg, Germany, killing a 73-year-old man and injuring two others.