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Provocateur Stormy Daniels Takes an Unexpected Turn in the National Spotlight

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:30:06 -0400

Porn star Stormy Daniels remains in the spotlight as her alleged affair with President Donald Trump continues to make waves.....
In toothy prequel, piranha-like fish menaced Jurassic seas

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:07:39 -0400

Scientists said on Thursday they have unearthed in southern Germany the fossil of a fish that, with its mouth full of razor-sharp teeth, strongly resembled today's piranhas, the stars of more than the....
S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:40:05 -0400

Investigators are looking into allegations by fellow divers and his family that he was murdered, shot by a special task force during an anti-poaching operation in an increasingly violent battle betwee....
The T Rex’s tiny baby arms might have been way more useful than they seem

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:34:29 -0400

Running into a Tyrannosaurus rex in the wild would have been a truly frightening thing for just about any animal that roamed the earth between 65 million and 80 million years ago, and for an obvious r....
Former U.K. Prime Minister Says Electing Women Could Help Combat Wave of Populism

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:39:29 -0400

Women are the answer to rising populism and extremism in the U.K., according to the country's former Prime Minster John Major.....
What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:30:12 -0400

SEATTLE (AP) — Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly ....
MBS Says the Saudi Consulate in Turkey Is 'Sovereign Territory.' He's Wrong.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:25:59 -0400

Mohammed bin Salman said the Istanbul consulate in the case of Jamal Khashoggi was "sovereign territory." Here's why he was wrong.....
Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:18:27 -0400

A group of researchers at Britain's Lancaster University has been using a household food blender to mix particles from the root vegetable with concrete to see if they can produce a stronger and more....
Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Church Has Been Under Construction for 136 Years. That's a Lot of Unpaid Permit Fees

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:50:32 -0400

The famously unfinished basilica has been under construction without a permit for over a century....
Skull of ancient human found in burned Brazilian museum

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:00:43 -0400

The skull, though damaged, was protected by a cabinet that fell over the glass box it was encased in, the museum's deputy director Cristiana Serejo said. Luzia was the star of a collection of 20 mill....
WHO says Zika risk low in Pacific ahead of Meghan visit

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 03:11:26 -0400

As Prince Harry and his expectant wife Meghan prepare to tour Fiji and Tonga next week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the risk of contracting Zika virus in the Pacific nations is lo....
South Africans Rally for Rape Accuser After She Endured a Grueling Cross-Examination During Televised Trial

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:57:34 -0400

Cheryl Zondi has accused pastor Timothy Omotoso of rape....
Genes play significant role in whether students to go to university, scientists find

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:39:46 -0400

Genetics plays a significant role in whether young adults choose to go to university, which university they choose to attend and how well they do, a new study suggests. Previous studies have shown tha....
Donald Trump Didn't Really Win 52% of White Women in 2016

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:55:32 -0400

The idea that a majority of white women voted for the President has shaped national narratives. The only problem? It's probably wrong.....
Summer drought may shrink supplies of French spuds

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:56:00 -0400

It's harvest time and the chips are down for potato producers in northern France where a long summer drought could see French spuds shrink in size and volume. The potatoes "first lacked water and the....
How Close Are We to Kubrick's AI-Controlled Vision of the Future?

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:25:47 -0400

Movie audiences first heard these calmly intoned and ominous words in 1968, spoken by a spaceship's intelligent computer in the science-fiction masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey." With that one phras....
11-year-old arrested for his pregnant soon-to-be stepmother's murder: Part 1

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:30:49 -0400

Twenty-six-year-old Kenzie Houk had been shot in the back of the head, and police charged Jordan Brown, the son of Houk's fiancÃ?(c), for her murder.....
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:04:46 -0400

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention....
One for the Road. A Man Allegedly Robbed a Subway Before Returning to Grab His Sandwich

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:37:56 -0400

A robber returned to the scene of the crime for one very good reason.....
Scientists prepare for expedition to the world's deepest depths

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:56:47 -0400

For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person craft designed to withstand the intense pressures more than 5.5 miles (9....
California Principal Apologizes for Sending Email Warning About a Black Man at Starbucks

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:57:48 -0400

A San Diego school principal apologized this week for sending an email to parents about a black man that perpetuated racist stereotypes.....
You Are Not Your DNA

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:00:27 -0400

Just days before Warren announced her DNA ancestry results, headlines were warning of a new threat to the genetic privacy of us all. The privacy warnings came from a paper in Science, which proclaime....
How the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Could Upend the Middle East

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:34:30 -0400

The vanishing of Jamal Khashoggi threatens to make a global pariah out of Saudi Arabia's once feted crown prince....
New moon: China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 02:54:52 -0400

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday. Chengdu, a city in southwestern Sichuan p....
Nobel Prize Winner Gets Dedicated Bike Rack Spot Since He’s Not Such a Great Driver

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:59:00 -0400

George Smith may be one of chemistry’s foremost minds, but he admits he’s not so hot behind the wheel.....
Chicago Police Say Foul Play Is Suspected in the Disappearance of a Pregnant 26-Year-Old Postal Worker

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:31:42 -0400

Surveillance footage of Coles on Oct. 2 shows her dressed in her work clothes not far from her home just hours before she was reported missing.....
De Beers eyes tech markets for synthetic diamonds future

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:10:43 -0400

TORONTO/LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo American unit De Beers is going after lucrative, but elusive high-tech markets in quantum computing, as it aims to expand its lab-grown diamond business beyond drilli....
A $215 Million Settlement Proposed in Alleged USC Gynecologist Abuse

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:51:15 -0400

About 500 current and former students have now made accusations against Tyndall....
Why police believe ex-boyfriend was not connected to woman's murder: Part 3

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:38:37 -0400

Adam Harvey was eliminated as a suspect by investigators, who say he had an alibi and no gun residue on his hands.....
The True Story Behind the Movie Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:06:10 -0400

Here’s what the movie gets right and what it doesn't....
How forensic science has helped rediscover forgotten apples

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:42:14 -0400

The UK is home to more than 3,600 apple varieties - but they can't be told apart by look or taste alone.....
'My Kind of Guy.' President Trump Praises Montana Congressman Who Assaulted a Reporter

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:08:51 -0400

"Any guy that can do a body slam — he's my kind of guy," the President said at a rally....
Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:16:32 -0400

Is Mercury's core liquid or solid, and why -- on the smallest planet in our solar system -- is it so big? What can the planet closest to the Sun tell us about how our solar system came into being? A....
Water woes as drought leaves Germany's Rhine shallow

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:05:14 -0400

Months of drought have left water levels on Germany's Rhine river at a record low, exposing a World War II bomb and forcing ship operators to halt services to prevent vessels from running aground. Th....
President Trump Threatens Mexico If Caravan of 4,000 Honduran Migrants Reaches U.S. Border

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:48:02 -0400

As about 4,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention — and pressure — turned to Mexico Thursday, after U.S.....
An Australian Woman Has Been Charged After Faking Cancer to Raise Money

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:40:01 -0400

She allegedly raised tens of thousands of dollars for a fraudulent GoFundMe page....
China Wants Its Own X-37B Spaceplane

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 22:59:00 -0400

But spaceplanes come with certain liabilities.....
Chinese Woman Kills Herself and Her Children After Her Husband Fakes His Death

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:26:35 -0400

Some have blamed the incident on the harsh lives of women in rural China, prompting a national debate on the matter....
The Making a Murderer Filmmakers on How Steven Avery's New Lawyer Changes Everything

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:24:52 -0400

Filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi on how they used season 2 to responded to criticisms of Marking a Murderer's first season.....
The problem with using 'super recognisers' to spot criminals in a crowd

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:54:51 -0400

Authorities need a better way to identify so-called super recognisers who match suspects to CCTV footage.....
Joe Biden, 75, Says His Age Would Be a 'Legitimate Issue' If He Runs for President

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:28:21 -0400

"They're gonna judge me on my vitality"....
Is Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. a Buy?

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:31:00 -0400

Can this beaten-down gene-editing and gene therapy biotech bounce back?....
How can genetic data be better encrypted? Researchers find a way

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:12:52 -0400

Using nothing more than a simple vial of saliva, millions of people have created DNA profiles on genealogy websites. This problem of access is one that Bonnie Berger, a professor of mathematics at th....
The world’s biggest organism is facing its end

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:55:49 -0400

At first glance, Pando is unimpressive. If you aren’t looking for it, you could easily drive past the homogenous forest of stems ranging from a few inches to some 100 feet (about 30 meters) tall....
Somali Refugee Says Dunkin' Employee Called Police Because She Talked in Her Native Language

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:48:28 -0400

"She was like, 'You can leave, or I'm calling the cops'"....
An Alliance of Plants and Fungus Could Be the Key to Farming in Space

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:39:00 -0400

One crucial plant hormone could help make eggplants in space a reality.....
Women Achieved Enormous Power in Ancient Egypt. What They Did With It Is a Warning for Today

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:30:47 -0400

"Ancient Egypt allowed more females into power in the ancient world than any other place on earth. Was that society somehow more progressive than we might expect? The answer is a quick and deflat....
Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:09:34 -0400

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A California-based startup has announced big plans to go small as it reaches into space, rocketing satellites the size of loaves of bread into orbit from Virginia.....
These Are the Best High-Fiber Foods, According to Experts

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:36:04 -0400

They might surprise you....