Navy Admits It Was Wrong on USS Indianapolis Crew Count

The Navy confirmed this week that a clerical error led to the decades-long confusion over the number of survivors of the Portland-class cruiser USS Indianapolis’ sinking in 1945, saying it was the number of personnel on board the ship that was incorrect, not the number of survivors. Sam Cox, director of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), […]

3,000-year-old head may be face of God

A clay head that dates back almost 3,000 years may be a rare depiction of Yahweh, — God — whose image the Israelites were forbidden from creating according to the Ten Commandments, an archaeologist reports. But two experts in the field have denounced the idea that this head figure represents God. Yahweh is the God […]