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George Washington Items Bring More than $167,000

DALLAS (AP).- George Washington's compass and an assortment of other personal items, including pieces of his coffin, sold at auction Saturday for more than $167,000. The items passed down through generations of Washington's family were among hundreds r...

Cooper-Hewitt Museum Presents "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presents “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels”. The exhibition examines the renowned jewelry firm’s significant historical contributions to jewelry design an...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Says Some Objects Looted from Museum...

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has recovered some of the national treasures that went missing from the Egyptian Museum during an uprising which unseated Hosni Mubarak, the country's top Egyptologist said Monday. Items including a statue...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Says Some Objects Looted from Museum...

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has recovered some of the national treasures that went missing from the Egyptian Museum during an uprising which unseated Hosni Mubarak, the country's top Egyptologist said Monday. Items including a statue...

Unmarked Graves Found at Veteran Cemetery in Mississippi

By: Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press VICKSBURG, MISS (AP).- Authorities said Thursday they fear dozens of veterans could lie in unmarked graves at a Mississippi military cemetery after they found two unidentified coffins and used radar to detect other ...

Robert L. Oswald, Brother of Lee Harvey Oswald Disputes Last Week’s...

LOS ANGELES, CA (AP).- The brother of Lee Harvey Oswald said Monday a coffin that once held the body of the presidential assassin should have been destroyed years ago rather then being auctioned off and allowed to exist as a ghoulish keepsake. Robert L...

Robert L. Oswald, Brother of Lee Harvey Oswald Disputes Last Week’s...

LOS ANGELES, CA (AP).- The brother of Lee Harvey Oswald said Monday a coffin that once held the body of the presidential assassin should have been destroyed years ago rather then being auctioned off and allowed to exist as a ghoulish keepsake. Robert L...

Lee Harvey Oswald’s Coffin to Be Auctioned in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- For the JFK-assassination conspiracy junkie who has everything: Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin. Body not included. A Los Angeles auction house said on Tuesday it would sell the simple pine coffin in which the suspected assassin of ...

London’s National Portrait Gallery Finds Relics of English King Richard II...

LONDON.- An archivist at the National Portrait Gallery has found relics from the tomb of King Richard II while cataloguing the papers of its first Director Sir George Scharf (1820-1895). Among the hundreds of diaries and notebooks left behind in boxes ...

London’s National Portrait Gallery Finds Relics of English King Richard II...

LONDON.- An archivist at the National Portrait Gallery has found relics from the tomb of King Richard II while cataloguing the papers of its first Director Sir George Scharf (1820-1895). Among the hundreds of diaries and notebooks left behind in boxes ...

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