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  • Neanderthals organized their caves around tasks, study says

    Neanderthals organized their caves around tasks, study says
    Ongoing excavation of a collapsed rock shelter that was used by Neanderthals suggests that our extinct human relatives organized their living spaces according to tasks, researchers say. In a paper published recently in the Canadian Journal of...
  • Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery

    Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery
    Peering far deeper than ever before into humanity’s murky genetic past, scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient European relative and found a puzzling connection to the Far East. The genetic sample came from a 400,000-year-old thigh bone pulled...
  • Russia's Sochi can make a name for itself at Winter Olympics

    Russia's Sochi can make a name for itself at Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — The snow report. Ticket sales. Train times. Terrorist threats. Construction problems. Civil rights. In this Olympic winter, there's plenty to talk about here. But if your host is translator and guide Anna Trotsenko, those topics...
  • ‘Batman: Zero Year’: Scott Snyder talks Doctor Death, previews 26

     
    “Batman: Zero Year” is writer Scott Snyder's and artist Greg Capullo’s ambitious 11-part comics event exploring Bruce Wayne’s beginnings as […]...
  • Newlywed who killed husband pleads guilty to second-degree murder

    Newlywed who killed husband pleads guilty to second-degree murder
    A Montana newlywed accused of killing her husband in Glacier National Park pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder after four days of trial -- half the time her marriage lasted. Jordan Linn Graham, 22, accepted a plea bargain in the July death...
  • Myanmar travel: Seeing Bagan, more before Westernization ruins it

    Myanmar travel: Seeing Bagan, more before Westernization ruins it
    BAGAN, Myanmar — Mr. Aye has a round, aged face and a wide, betel-nut-stained smile. Like many Burmese, he punctuates his speech with giggling, which can be alarming to a Westerner. "Just three years ago, hehehe," he says, "if I'd been seen...
  • U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'

    U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'
    WASHINGTON — Army Capt. Brian Dowling was leading his Special Forces team through a steep mountain pass in eastern Afghanistan when insurgents ambushed his patrol, leaving two of his soldiers pinned down with life-threatening wounds. After a...
  • 1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project

     
    The Los Angeles Water Board announces the securing of water from the Owens River in Inyo County and construction of an aqueduct. Members of the the Los Angeles Water Board from left: J. J. Fay, J. M. Elliott, M. H. Sherman, William Mead and Fred L. Baker....
  • Border tunnel: 3 arrested; 8 tons of pot, 325 lbs. of cocaine seized

    Border tunnel: 3 arrested; 8 tons of pot, 325 lbs. of cocaine seized
    SAN DIEGO — U.S. authorities said Thursday they have shut down a major cross-border drug tunnel that traffickers had recently completed and equipped with an electric rail and cart system capable of ferrying tons of drugs from Tijuana to San Diego....
  • A terrifying Halloween playlist from Pop & Hiss

    A terrifying Halloween playlist from Pop & Hiss
    The scariest part about Halloween is having to put up with hearing "Monster Mash" a thousand times in a night. If you're looking for a tasteful soundtrack that still feels like the icy breath of the reaper tonight, Pop & Hiss is here to help.  Wolf...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’ director Gavin Hood on why he changed Ender’s age

     
    “Ender's Game” hits theaters Friday, bringing Orson Scott Card's sci-fi tale to the big screen for the first time. The […]...