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  • From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past

    From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past

    Why did Moscow hand Crimea to Soviet Ukraine in 1954? Was the "red phone" hotline linking the Kremlin and Washington after the Cuban missile crisis an actual telephone?

  • Google Archives 1.6 Billion Facts in Race for Human Knowledge Vault

    Google Archives 1.6 Billion Facts in Race for Human Knowledge Vault

    "Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon and IBM are all building them, and they're tackling these enormous problems that we would never even have thought of trying 10 years ago."

  • Google Brings 76 More Heritage Sites, Rare Archives Online

    Google Brings 76 More Heritage Sites, Rare Archives Online

    After Taj Mahal and Humayun Tomb, Google and Archaeological Survey of India together have now brought online 360-degree panoramic imagery of 76 more Indian heritage sites and 30 new immersive exhibitions of arts and historical institutions from acros...

  • Japanese Search US Archives for World War II MIA information

    Japanese Search US Archives for World War II MIA information

    Racing against time, members of a Japanese organisation are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.

  • Photo Album of Looted Nazi Art Given to US Archive

    Photo Album of Looted Nazi Art Given to US Archive

    A photo album depicting troves of precious art works looted by the Nazis during World War II was donated on Thursday to the National Archives, America's repository of historical artifacts.

  • Former Britain Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted 1982 World Cup boycott over Falklands

    Former Britain Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted 1982 World Cup boycott over Falklands

    Newly-released official documents by the National Archives reveal that the British government was against the idea of England playing Argentina in the 1982 World Cup while the two countries were involved in hostilities in the Falklands.

  • Science publisher fooled by gibberish papers

    Science publisher fooled by gibberish papers

    Publisher of science journals Springer said Thursday it would scrap 16 papers from its archives after they were revealed to be computer-generated gibberish.

  • Over 250 monuments disappeared in Delhi: historian

    More than 250 monuments in Delhi have disappeared due to "gross negligence" in recent years, eminent historian and director general of National Archives, Mushirul Hasan said.

  • Woman, who allegedly killed 400 babies in 30 years, emerges as Britain's worst serial killer

    A woman has emerged as the Britain's worst serial killer after over 2.5 million criminal records between 1770 and 1934 were placed online by the National Archives and revealed that she murdered 400 babies.

  • Hamilton, Massa and memories of 2008

    Hamilton, Massa and memories of 2008

    F1 will not see its first duel between two drivers to decide the champion. In the most recent example from the archives, Hamilton and Massa were locked in an intense battle to claim the crown in 2008.

  • US database documents Nazi theft of Jewish goods

    US database documents Nazi theft of Jewish goods

    The US National Archives launched a database of Nazi-era documents which will make it easier to recover plundered Jewish artifacts.

  • Google stops digitizing old newspapers

    Google stops digitizing old newspapers

    Google has stopped digitizing old newspapers as publishers sought to make money off story archives

  • Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history - how they named their company 35 years ago

  • Original Einstein manuscripts to be posted online

    Original Einstein manuscripts to be posted online

    All 80,000 items in Albert Einstein's archives, including personal correspondence with half a dozen lovers and a poignant postcard to his ailing mother, are going online. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which owns the Einstein collection, is slow...

  • Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history - how they named their company 35 years ago

  • Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

    Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall how they named their upstart computer company 35 years ago.

  • Clinton urges halt to Egyptian violence

    Clinton urges halt to Egyptian violence

    Top US diplomat Hillary Clinton called on Egyptians to refrain from violence after a third straight day of deadly clashes in Cairo. At least 10 people were killed in the latest unrest in the Egyptian capital, overshadowing the count in the first post...

  • 9/11: How the day unfolded - unfiltered

    9/11: How the day unfolded - unfiltered

    For many in New York and Washington, September 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event. TV's commemoration as the 10th anniversary approaches on Sunday puts that day...

  • 40 years after leak, the Pentagon Papers are out

    Call it the granddaddy of WikiLeaks. Four decades ago, a young defense analyst leaked a top-secret study packed with damaging revelations about America's conduct of the Vietnam War.On Monday, that study, dubbed the Pentagon Papers, finally came out in complete form. It's a touchstone for whistleblow...

  • Google stops digitizing old newspapers

    Google stops digitizing old newspapers

    Google has stopped digitizing old newspapers as publishers sought to make money off story archives

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