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This Week's Edition
Moving Heathen and Earth
Murder, betrayal and an explosive sex scandal in America’s early days.
Burial Site for Ice Age Infants Found in Alaska
Grieving parents living in Alaska 11,500 years ago buried their children in much the same way that mourning parents do now.
1976 Apple-1 Computer Sells for Record $905,000 at NYC Auction
A Bonhams auction of science objects put items like an Apple-1 computer, a Manhattan Project viewing window and a letter by Charles Darwin on the block
Archaeologists Discover Intricate Mosaic in Greek Tomb
While they were excavating a tomb in northern Greece, a 10-by-15-foot mosaic appeared
Jesus Was Crucified Because Disciples Were Armed, Bible Analysis Suggests
A new scholarly analysis suggests that Jesus was not strictly a pacifist.
The Ghosts of Petrograd
A century ago today, St. Petersburg, Russia’s most Western city renounced its name
On World War I Centenary, Chasing a Soldier's Memory
A hundred years after the Great War, Europe's past isn't past at all
Did Richard III Kill the Princes in the Tower?
History may have dealt England’s hunchback king a bad murder rap
‘Shakespeare Was Right... Richard III Was a Child Murderer’
The murder of the princes in the tower has been solved. The author of a new book on the Tudors says the hunch-backed king had both the means and the motive
Warren G. Harding's Secret Erotic Letter-Writing Career
Let's sample a long-dead president's dirtiest of thoughts.
Newsweek Rewind: 60 Years Since Brown v. Board of Ed Desegregated U.S. Schools
The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision changed the country and was a major win for the civil rights movement
Newsweek Turns 81
The limits of a president's power, a foreclosure crisis, and naval exercises in the Pacific ... sound familiar?