Two thousand years ago, this ship was crossing the Mediterranean Sea full of its cargo of amphorae -- large terracotta pots that were used in the Roman Empire for transporting wine and olive oil.
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Plague is often depicted as shifting the course of human history, but scholars say an outbreak that has been blamed for the demise of the Roman Empire likely didn't kill half the world's population in just a few years.
The Philippines' power grid is under the full control of the Chinese government and could be shut off in time of conflict, according to an internal report prepared for lawmakers seen by CNN.
A Saudi Arabian tugboat was seized by Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on Sunday, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency SPA.
China's Defense Minister told his US counterpart that Washington must stop
The US Coast Guard is helping with the search for a missing Air Force airman who fell out of a plane during a jump training mission, Coast Guard Mobile Sector spokesman Juston Lee told CNN.
Egypt and Israel are preparing for the onset of heavy rains and strong winds as a rare "medicane" barrels toward them.
The second intense storm in a week is whipping up gale-force winds and waves as high as 20 feet across an already-high Lake Michigan.
A disorganized area of storms along the Mexican coast may develop into a tropical cyclone later this week.
A small blue boat with an outboard motor bobs on the waves of the open sea. It is crammed with 28 migrants -- men, women and children -- from Somalia, Bangladesh and Yemen. Across the horizon is the Libyan coast.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States had "a productive week" of discussion with allies on Iran and suggested the US remained open to negotiations with the nation, despite Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hours earlier squashing any prospects of a meeting with his US counterpart.
A walrus attacked and sunk a Russian Navy landing boat in the Arctic Ocean last week, with no one hurt in the incident.
An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.
The US Navy sailed a warship near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea Friday as part of an operation aimed at challenging Chinese claims to the area, a move that drew an immediate protest from Beijing which accused the US of practicing
The fate of the increasingly rare North Atlantic right whale has always been left up to humans.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange for ignoring an international arbitration in Manila's favor on the South China Sea.
Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea.
The US Navy sailed a warship within 12 nautical miles of two contested islands in the South China Sea Wednesday, part of what it calls a "freedom of navigation operation" (FONOP).
Positioned on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia, Latvia is an impressive mix of art nouveau architecture and pristine nature.
The body of an Iraqi migrant, believed to have died while attempting to swim across the English Channel from France to Britain, has been found off the coast of Belgium.
Schools are closed Wednesday across Puerto Rico as the island, still grappling with the devastation of 2017's Hurricane Maria, prepares for Tropical Storm Dorian.
A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city.
Russia launched two ballistic missiles from nuclear-powered submarines in the Arctic Ocean and the Barents Sea on Saturday, according to a tweet from the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Chantal is churning Wednesday in the North Atlantic -- at roughly the same latitude as Philadelphia -- but the tropical storm isn't expected to have any impact on land, the National Hurricane Center said.