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Spears collected by British colonial explorer James Cook at Kamay (Botany Bay) in 1770 will be returned to the La Perouse Aboriginal community in Australia.

A colonial explorer stole Aboriginal spears in 1770. Centuries later, they’ll finally return to Australia

Zoe Sottile, CNN Four Aboriginal spears taken by British explorer James Cook in 1770, thought to be some of the oldest surviving artifacts collected by any European from Australia, will be repatriated to the La Perouse Aboriginal community, Cambridge University announced. The spears were originally part of a group of 40 taken by Cook from

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Wassily Kandinsky's "Murnau mit Kirche II" achieved the highest auction price ever for the artist.

Kandinsky painting recovered by Holocaust victims’ heirs sets auction record at nearly $45 million

Hafsa Khalil, CNN A painting by Russian Modernist Wassily Kandinsky that once belonged to victims of the Nazi Holocaust, has sold for £37.2 million ($44.55 million) at Sotheby’s in London. Part of the auction house’s Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction on Wednesday, “Murnau mit Kirche II” (“Murnau with Church II”; 1910), was the most expensive

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‘Hot dog hands’ and a googly-eyed rock: ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ props raise over $500K

Oscar Holland, CNN A pair of “hot dog hands,” a Bluetooth headset for crossing between universes and a rock decorated with googly eyes were among the standout lots at one of the year’s most unusual auctions. These are, of course, all props from “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” the surreal genre-defying movie that could sweep

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Susan Zimmerman was onboard the Lufthansa Flight 469 heading from Austin to Germany when it encountered severe turbulence on Wednesday.

Lufthansa flight diverts to Virginia after ‘significant turbulence,’ and 7 people are transported to hospitals

CNN By Colin McCullough and Amanda Jackson, CNN A Lufthansa flight traveling from Texas to Germany was diverted to Virginia’s Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday evening because of turbulence that left some passengers injured, an airport spokesperson said. Lufthansa Flight 469, which took off from Austin, experienced “significant turbulence” and landed safely at Dulles,

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Susan Zimmerman was onboard the Lufthansa Flight 469 heading from Austin to Germany when it encountered severe turbulence on Wednesday.

Lufthansa flight diverts to Virginia after ‘significant turbulence,’ and 7 people are transported to hospitals

By Colin McCullough and Amanda Jackson, CNN A Lufthansa flight traveling from Texas to Germany was diverted to Virginia’s Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday evening because of turbulence that left some passengers injured, an airport spokesperson said. Lufthansa Flight 469, which took off from Austin, experienced “significant turbulence” and landed safely at Dulles, Metropolitan

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An airport surveillance camera image shows alleged suspect Marc Muffley at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Pennsylvania man arrested after allegedly trying to bring explosives in his suitcase on a flight

By Greg Wallace, Holmes Lybrand and Hannah Rabinowitz, CNN Federal agents arrested a Pennsylvania man this week after he allegedly tried to bring explosives in his suitcase on a flight from Lehigh Valley International Airport to Florida. Marc Muffley, 40, faces two charges, according to a federal complaint, including possession of an explosive in an

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The interior of the St. Francis of Assisi Church is pictured during a media tour at the Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi on February 21.

Abu Dhabi’s stunning new multi-faith complex is a mosque, synagogue and church

CNN Adam Pourahmadi, CNN The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday inaugurated the “Abrahamic Family House,” an interfaith complex housing a mosque, a church, and the Gulf Arab state’s first ever purpose-built synagogue. Designed by renowned Ghanaian-British architect David Adjaye, the project incorporates several architectural styles traditionally found in mosques, churches and synagogues around the world.

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