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How two archaeologists’ hunch led to stunning claim about Buddha’s birth date

The two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha’s birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism. Their pursuit would eventually see them excavate the sacred site of Lumbini as monks prayed nearby, leading to the stunning claim that…

Rand Paul denies college ‘kidnapping,’ but memory fuzzy on ‘Aqua Buddha’

Kentucky Senate hopeful Rand Paul turned to Fox News’ Neil Cavuto yesterday to deny a recent report from GQ that he’d kidnapped a teammate while attending Baylor University,and forced her to smoke marijuana. “I will categorically deny that I ever kidnapped anyone or forced anybody to use drugs,” Paul said.…