While we might know a lot about the archaeology and history of the city, relatively little is known about the genetics of Ancient Rome. A new study suggest it was "a cosmopolitan centre" long before the Roman Empire.
The settlement dates from the period spanning 900 to 1200 A.D.
The House voted overwhelmingly to support the bill recognizing the early 20th century genocide, in which more than 1 million Armenians are thought to have been killed.
The latest Japanese aircraft carrier to be found was located in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, roughly 1,300 miles northwest of Pearl Harbor.
Did you know the Navy is older than America's independence?
The wreck was found after local resident Félix Alarcón spotted some shards of pottery on the seabed in Palma in July, the Balearic Institute of Maritime Archaeology Studies said.
The pottery shards—known as ostraca—are like the "post-it notes of antiquity," according to scholar Chris Rollston.
Ahead of Constitution Day on September 17, Newsweek took a look at what the celebration is all about.
Superstitions around Friday the 13th are linked back to as early as Biblical times, with Judas being the 13th person at Jesus' table.
It's not clear what the relationship between the two individuals was, but researchers speculate they could have been soldiers, relatives or even lovers.
Mexican Independence Day marks the anniversary of the Grito de Dolores in 1810.
"We have a president who seems to not want to hear anything other than 'yes,'" Susan Rice told MSNBC.
Just moments before his own plane was hijacked, Flight 175 pilot Victor J. Saracini alerted the Federal Aviation Administration to a strange message from Flight 11. September 11 lives on in the American conscience as a day in which heroic acts of bravery reverberated through unimaginable tragedy.
Lilias Adie was accused of being a witch and having sex with the devil.
The nachos we've all come to know and love weren't always a staple of global menus, and we have Ignacio "Nacho" García to thank.
An Alaska man found a message in a bottle that had been tossed into the water by a Russian sailor 50 years earlier, according to reports.
The unearthing of one of America's biggest conspiracies is still known as one of the best shows of investigative journalism in political history.
The El Paso shooter likely won't be executed by the electric chair if he's sentenced to death.
The 1,000-year-old woman was found with a Slavic-style ax.
"Ivanka went publicly because of course her brand is women and children, but she's taken that off her brand, children," MSNBC's Brzezinski said Wednesday.
The bill would be the first to bear the face of an African-American, but Mnuchin apparently said before Congress that new, developing security features makes the 2020 design deadline set by the Obama administration impossible to meet.
History, facts, and deals on bourbon, which can officially only be made in the U.S.
There are currently 73.8 million children in the U.S. according to the 2018 census.
Blink 182's co-founder Tom DeLonge has been fascinated by UFOs for years. Now he's partnering with HISTORY on a new series featuring eyewitnesses and former military personnel who have never spoken out before.
"Be on the lookout for Iraq 2.0 justifications. I'm not even kidding," one U.S. military official told Newsweek.