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The Washington Nationals erupted for a record 11 runs in the seventh inning Thursday and crushed the Colorado Rockies with another stunning offensive display.
A mastodon carcass from 130,000 years old suggests that humans were in America tens of thousands of years before the history books say they were.
Ben Gamel happens to be filling in for one of the hottest hitters in baseball. In his second game since being called up from the minors, Gamel delivered.
A marine creature dating to 508 million years ago, with two claws and 50 legs, is the first known arthropod on record to have mandibles.
A new fossil has been discovered by Canadian researchers that is shedding light on the evolution of insects, millipedes and centipedes.
In sparrowhawks diversity in frailty and robustness helps females live longer.
Researchers have developed a new method to retrieve hominin DNA from cave sediments -- even in the absence of skeletal remains.
Undercover deputies in Florida arrested a man accused of importing three pieces of pottery covered in $600,000 worth of meth paste.
Police in Oregon issued a "verbal warning" to a cat reportedly seen armed with a gun-shaped stick.
DNA from ancient horses reveals early domestication involved plenty of stallions.
The Harvard Theatre Collection was founded in 1901, making it one of the oldest collections of its kind in the world. Beyond the theatrical materials at its core, the collection includes documentary material...
Priyanka Chopra explained her "Baywatch" character, Victoria Leeds, has "a point to prove" as "a woman in a man's world."
New research casts doubt on a method used in forensic science to determine whether skeletal remains are of a person who has given birth.
The Michigan football team took a break from its practice in Rome Wednesday, making a visit and gift presentation to the pope.
After being headless for almost a century, a dinosaur skeleton that had become a tourist attraction in Dinosaur Provincial Park was finally reconnected to its head. Researchers at the University...
The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size and texture of feces. So did the Egyptians, the Greeks and nearly every ancient culture. Even...
Two remote off-grid villages on the tiny Fijian island of Vanua Levu in the South Pacific are looking forward to their first reliable source of refrigeration thanks to, rather ironically,...
WOOLWICH, Maine (AP) -- Dan Harrington makes his living unearthing marine worms by hacking away at mudflats with a tool that resembles the...
President Donald Trump, called he North American Free Trade Agreement "the worst trade deal in history," agreed Wednesday not to terminate the treaty.
When scientists take off the googles and lab coats, they can be amusing and inspiring storytellers. These short videos are part of initiative to persuade Washington University in St. Louis...
Archaeologists made a significant find on Israel's coast recently -- a mother-of-pearl tablet scientists believe was part of a box that held an ancient scroll.
The chronology of advancements in stone knapping technology isn't well understood but a new discovery in a Souther African cave is offering some clarity.
It's a controversial theory, but some scientists think they've found evidence of human colonization of the Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought
Although studies suggest that inhaling certain scents may reduce stress in humans, aromatherapy is relatively unexplored in veterinary medicine. But new research presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS)...
Brazilian indigenous groups in Brasilia protested and briefly clashed with police in opposition to a proposal they say would deteriorate their land rights.
Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner have been cast as Timon and Pumbaa in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of "The Lion King."
NEW YORK (AP) -- A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought - more...
Paul McCartney has added addiotnal dates to his ongoing "One on One" worldwide tour.