Christopher Columbus News
Protesters want Notre Dame to remove murals they say glorify Christopher Columbus
Hundreds of Notre Dame students, employees and alumni believe Christopher Columbus is no hero and they want 12 prominent murals that were painted in the 19th century and depict what they say is glorified version of Columbus to be removed from the campus. They say the works cast a pall on the school
Trump weighs in on tearing down Columbus statues: 'What's next? Has to be stopped'
President Donald Trump waded into a new statue controversy on Tuesday night when he called out people who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus . "We believe we should preserve our history, not tear it down," Trump said in remarks he delivered Tuesday night at the Heritage Foundation 's
The history behind Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day
For some, the second Monday in October is a celebration of Christopher Columbus , the Italian explorer who came to the Americas. For others, it's an opportunity to critically examine Columbus's legacy and celebrate the people who lived here long before his arrival as part of Indigenous Peoples Day.
'Adventures in Babysitting' turns 30: Keith Coogan tells stories from the set
It's been 30 years since audiences watched Elisabeth Shue lead her babysitting charges around downtown Chicago in "Adventures in Babysitting," but for Keith Coogan, who played 15-year-old Brad in the film, the memories are still vivid. Cogan, who turned 17 at the start of production in 1987, said
'Harry Potter': 10 things you never knew about the books and films
It's been 20 years since "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" arrived in U.K. bookstores. Four years later, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and the gang would take up the mantle on the big screen. Over the last two decades, the books and films have captivated both young and old. Here are 10 fun
Man searches for Caribbean treasure using a secret map left by NASA astronaut
He’s hunting for sunken treasure in the Caribbean, using a secret map created from outer space by one of NASA 's first astronauts. Darrell Miklos, who is documenting the experience as part of a new Discovery Channel series, told ABC News that he obtained the treasure map from his longtime friend
US Returns Seized Artifacts to Egyptian Government, Including Mummies
The United States government returned a collection of stolen artifacts to Egypt on Thursday, including an ancient wooden sarcophagus, a mummy shroud and mummified hand. The items were seized by federal agents after dual investigations: "Operation Mummy’s Curse" in New York and "Operation Mummy’s
The Note: Debate Day-After
NOTABLES --11 MOMENTS THAT MATTERED AT THE DEBATE: The second presidential debate came at the end of a tumultuous and unprecedented week on the campaign trail, and the battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reflected every bit of that drama. The Republican and Democratic presidential
Martha Raddatz on Candidates' Debate Performance
ABC News' correspondent and debate co-moderator Martha Raddatz and political analyst Matthew Dowd analyze Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's answers in the second presidential debate.
US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation
Nine years ago, federal investigators received a tip about a shipment of seven crates destined for the U.S. described as “marble garden table sets.” Examination of the shipment revealed that it actually contained numerous antiquities, setting off “Operation Hidden Idol,” which resulted in the