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Skeleton Offers Clue to Amelia Earhart's Fate

A new discovery shows a striking similarity between the pilot and a partial skeleton of a castaway found on a remote island in 1940.

November 1, 2016
1:10 PM EDT
This picture shows the skeleton found on Nikumaroro by a British doctor. The bones colored red were the ones recovered. Credit: Ric Gillespie.