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Fossil records have allowed scientists to unlock a 410 million-year-old secret: the way an ancient arachnid crawled around. Using fossils from London’s Natural History Museum that contain a cross section of the early spider, researchers from...
North Korea has given Japan a list of some 30 missing Japanese victims still living in the country, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Wednesday. The list includes victims of North Korean state-sponsored kidnappings in the 1970s and 80s, including the...
Many chronic pain sufferers maneuver through a maze of opioid medications. Photo by Tom Merton and Getty Images Janice Lynch Schuster was the kind of person who never got sick, because she “didn’t have the time.” A writer for a...
Photo by Flickr user JackY F Over 40 percent of colleges and universities represented in a national survey released by Sen. Claire McCaskill Wednesday have not conducted a single investigation into incidents of sexual assault in the last five years...
Mayor Ray Nagin speaks about Hurricane Rita evacuation plans at a press conference in New Orleans in Sept 2005. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday. In February, Nagin...
You may soon see dogs around the White House, but you may want to hold off on petting them. Photo by Flickr user Jorge Arcas WASHINGTON — Planning a visit to the White House? Bring your kids and camera. But please, don’t feed the animals. The...