Eleven ossuaries from the Second Temple Period were discovered in a random check on a car near Hizme, outside Jerusalem. The ossuaries contain Jewish bones and were taken from caves in Jerusalem. The thieves were on their way to sell them to an anonymous buyer in Tel Aviv. Jews used ossuaries from 100 BC until 70 AD.
Rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of mudslide that buried the town of Oso, some 55 miles north of Seattle, Washington. Some 25 bodies have been discovered with 90 missing from the tragic mudslide.
Protesters demonstrate both viewpoints as Supreme Court considers two cases brought by Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood involving religious objections to the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act, in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014.
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, three of whom still living, who fought in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. They were previously denied the prestigious honor due to their Hispanic, black or Jewish backgrounds.
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