Explorer Bart Hogan stands at an entrance to the Cheve cave in Mexico. Author James M. Tabor writes about a 2004 expedition through the Cheve supercave in his new book Blind Descent.
William-Henry Ireland forged hundreds of documents and passed them off as William Shakespeare originals. After his confession, he went on to publish a series of Gothic novels and some romantic poetry.
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President Obama meets construction workers after speaking at the groundbreaking of a road improvement project funded by economic stimulus money in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday.
Mexican marines run down a street after a gun battle erupted Wednesday in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico. A national newspaper reported that on Monday 96 people were assassinated in drug-related violence across the country — the highest daily death toll since Mexican President Felipe Calderon declared war on the drug cartels in December 2006.
Each morning, Sean Moore loads up a 1969 Ford Vanette with cupcakes made at a bakery he co-owns with his wife. Once he finds a parking spot, he tells his customers through social media sites where he is -- and how long he'll be there.
The Israeli Cabinet met Monday to approve an independent public commission to look into Israel's bloody attack on a Gaza-bound flotilla. In the wake of the attack, international pressure is mounting on Israel to change its policy on Gaza.
Striking workers wearing masks gather May 26 outside a plant in China's Guangdong province that manufactures auto parts for Honda. Strikes by workers demanding higher wages have halted production at three Honda plants in southern China recently.
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