Archaeologist who made incredible discovery is dead

A terra cotta statue is unpacked for the exhibition “Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor,” at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, Calif., in this file photo.  (AP Photo/Mark Avery) It was Chinese farmers digging a well in 1974 who made the first strange discovery, but it was …

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South Carolina kayaker attacked by falling rattlesnake

An eastern diamondback rattlesnake at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Falling rattlesnakes may not be a hazard most kayakers spend time worrying about, but the threat was all too real for a South Carolina man over the weekend. Fire and rescue officials in Colleton …

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