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New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tomb
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:43:03 -0400

New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tombAn entirely new but long-extinct ape species has been discovered in an ancient tomb in central China. The skull and jaw of the never-before-seen gibbon were found in Shaanxi province inside a royal burial chamber that was built some 2,300 years ago. The previously unknown genus and species of gibbon, which researchers have named Junzi imperialis, may be the first ape to have become extinct due to humans, according to a new study published in the journal Science on Friday.


Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: experts
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:05:16 -0400

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: expertsBy Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will face a difficult task in identifying the remains of soldiers missing from the Korean War as the Pentagon prepares to receive them from North Korea in coming days, officials and experts said. U.S. President Donald Trump, who met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an historic summit in Singapore this month, said on Thursday that Pyongyang was in the process of returning the remains of U.S. troops missing from the 1950-1953 conflict. The Pentagon has said North Korean officials have indicated in the past they have the remains of as many as 200 U.S. troops, and Trump himself has mentioned that figure.


'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant Children
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:32:03 -0400

'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant ChildrenThe children are often sad, confused and lack medical records


How genetic genealogy can help solve decades-old crimes
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:53:40 -0400

How genetic genealogy can help solve decades-old crimesGenetic genealogy was used to track down the suspected Golden State Killer. The technology uses DNA data from crime scene samples, public genealogy sites, and research to track down suspects.


Sri Lanka arrests villagers for killing leopard
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 06:09:46 -0400

Sri Lanka arrests villagers for killing leopardPolice in Sri Lanka on Sunday arrested two men accused of beating a leopard to death in a "sickening" attack that was captured on film and sparked revulsion. Gruesome images of the leopard, a protected species in Sri Lanka, being savagely beaten were shared on social media, generating widespread disgust. "It is sickening to see these images," wildlife deputy minister Palitha Thewarapperuma told parliament as he promised swift action to arrest the perpetrators.


Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:29:29 -0400

Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teensSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.


A Woman Was Detained for 2 Weeks After Accidentally Crossing the Canadian Border While Jogging
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:59:44 -0400

A Woman Was Detained for 2 Weeks After Accidentally Crossing the Canadian Border While JoggingShe says she didn't see any signs


'Mom's dead': Radio host found gunned down in her own home: Part 1
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:57:25 -0400

'Mom's dead': Radio host found gunned down in her own home: Part 1A handyman discovered April Kauffman lying dead and shot multiple times in the bedroom of her New Jersey home in May 2012.


North and South Korea Agree to Hold Family Reunification Meetings This Summer
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:44:13 -0400

North and South Korea Agree to Hold Family Reunification Meetings This SummerAs the rivals boost reconciliation efforts


Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:29:13 -0400

Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing schemeThe city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric car-sharing system once hailed as the future of urban transport, with officials voting to cancel the contract in the face of mounting losses. The more than 4,000 silver Autolib hatchbacks had become a fixture on the streets of the French capital, with docking stations for the electric vehicles found every few blocks. Socialist Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo called the request "preposterous", and lawmakers in Paris and the suburbs participating in the scheme voted Thursday to cancel the contract immediately instead of letting it run out in 2023 as planned.


Rare jaguar seen in Arizona mountains feared dead
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:05:19 -0400

Rare jaguar seen in Arizona mountains feared deadTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A nonprofit devoted to protecting jaguars believes one that was spotted in Arizona mountains in recent years has since died.


This Guatemalan Mother Sued the U.S. for Separating Her From Her Son at the Border. Now, They Are Reunited
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:57:28 -0400

This Guatemalan Mother Sued the U.S. for Separating Her From Her Son at the Border. Now, They Are ReunitedShe sued the federal government and won


The West Should Not Underestimate the Strength of Turkey's Democratic Spirit
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:25:06 -0400

The West Should Not Underestimate the Strength of Turkey's Democratic SpiritThe elections might not be fair, but they are free. That means Turkey's opposition could stand a chance


Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mystery
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:53:25 -0400

Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mysteryThe mystery of the sexual assault and murder of a US teenager in Washington state has been resolved 32 years after the crime thanks to a discarded napkin, DNA tests and genetic genealogy. Gary Hartman, 66, has been arrested and is scheduled to appear in court Monday on rape and murder charges in the case, which has long shocked the city of Tacoma, in the northwestern US state. It began on March 26, 1986, when 12-year-old Michella Welch disappeared while playing with her two young sisters at a park.


You Can Now Take a Genetic Test to Determine Whether You Should Hate Cilantro
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:49:38 -0400

You Can Now Take a Genetic Test to Determine Whether You Should Hate CilantroHate cilantro? Blame your ancestry


Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:04:44 -0400

Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of straysKarachi (AFP) - More than a dozen decrepit dogs splash into the Arabian Sea as the small wooden boat approaches. They know the fishermen's mission: bringing food and water for the canine population of one of Karachi's "dog islands".


Illumina Might Be Overlooking Its Top Competitor; Here's Why Investors Shouldn't
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:13:00 -0400

Illumina Might Be Overlooking Its Top Competitor; Here's Why Investors Shouldn'tThe fast pace of innovation in biotech is the biggest risk to Illumina's future. With a $42 billion market cap, it could sting sooner than investors think.


Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:55:09 -0400

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers saySALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."


Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Autonomous Uber Crash Was Watching 'The Voice'
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:44:26 -0400

Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Autonomous Uber Crash Was Watching 'The Voice'The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward.


Photo captures green fireball shooting past Venus
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0400

Photo captures green fireball shooting past VenusThis is what's happening in the photo...



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