Archive - Jul 11, 2004

Professor hunts Roman pirates

Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

A documentary, airing on Wednesday, July 21, on PBS, examines Zheng He, a legendary Chinese admiral, and the spectacular Ming fleet of treasure junks he commanded in the early 15th century

Shipwrecked Ming china recovered

A huge haul of Ming porcelain has been recovered from a shipwrecked Portuguese ship in waters off the coast of Malaysia.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Announces Toll Increase

Pennsic-bound travelers using the turnpike will want to budget for an increase in tolls.