The Egyptian army has secured a famed antiquities museum from looters after dozens tried to steal priceless artifacts.
West Africa's Central Bank – perhaps its most important institution – may also be its least transparent. But in the midst of Ivory Coast's conflict, a tradition of secrecy may be an early casualty.
How the Giving Pledge, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the world's needy.
Officials triumphed in Monday's return of everything from gold earrings to a sacred statue looted in the Iraq war. But they also said that 632 pieces returned last year have gone missing.
A little girl looks at a giant spider made of LEGO bricks during the preopening of the Legoland Discovery Center at the Sony Center in Berlin in 2007.
On March 23, volunteer Cara Bround holds a ten-day-old Sykes Monkey being cared for at the Colobus Trust Rescue Center near Mombasa after its mother was electrocuted. According to the Trust, the population of Sykes Monkeys have gone down from 800 three years ago to 600.
A team of archaeologists unearthed a 13 foot statue of Thoth, the ancient god of wisdom in southern Egypt.
The ground-breaking DNA study not only proved that King Tut wasn't murdered. It marks a new chapter in the application of modern science to ancient history.
The first successful DNA testing of Egyptian mummies -- including on that of King Tut -- sheds light on what caused the boy king's death, and what led to his problems in life.