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Why the Orlando shooter fired

Why the Orlando shooter fired

Investigators probing the killer behind the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, are finding evidence of an angry young man likely conflicted about his sexuality. A
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Megaproject asks: What drove the Vikings

Megaproject asks: What drove the Vikings

Researchers suggest that the nature of pre-Viking society spurred a drive for slaves On 8 June 793 C.E., a band of foreign warriors attacked the
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Making Contact

Making Contact

Some of the last isolated tribes are emerging from Peru’s rainforests At first the signs were subtle. A banana tree was stripped of ripe fruit.
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Militants leave trail of destruction at Iraqi sites

Militants leave trail of destruction at Iraqi sites

The Islamic State group strikes one valuable archaeological site after another, destroying priceless ruins and artifacts. The ancient city of Hatra fended off two Roman emperors
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Drawing a bead on trade

Drawing a bead on trade

In a small laboratory tucked into the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, Laure Dussubieux carefully positions a tiny bead so that a laser can drill
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Sailing Sinbad’s seas

Sailing Sinbad’s seas

“One day, the old desire entered my head to visit far countries and strange people, to voyage among the isles and curiously regard things hitherto
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In search of Green Arabia

In search of Green Arabia

In 2001, archaeologist Michael Petraglia was picking through boxes in a museum storeroom in Riyadh, the dusty capital of Saudi Arabia. Petraglia, who had been coaxed
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The Ultimate Sacrifice

Reporting by Andrew Lawler The-Ultimate-Sacrifice.pdf

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