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Gang of teens attack Susan Boyle with rocks, fire

2 hours ago from UPI

Teenagers attacked singer Susan Boyle with rocks and insults on separate occassions as the 56-year-old singer was riding a bus in her Scottish hometown.

Remy Ma, Chance the Rapper win big at BET Awards

3 hours ago from UPI

The 2017 BET Awards was a chance for redemption, aspiration and humility for the evening's winners.

Dirk Nowitzki contract option not renewed, Dallas Mavericks plan to restructure deal

11 hours ago from UPI

Dirk Nowitzki's $25 million contract option for next season will not be renewed, but ESPN reported Sunday that the Dallas Mavericks plan to re-sign him.

Almanac: Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau

19 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

On June 25, 1997, the great ocean explorer and advocate Jacques Costeau died at the age of 87. Jane Pauley reports on his life of adventure and innovation that inspired...

The Lives of Weird 500-Million-Year-Old Creatures Revealed

19 hours ago from Live Science

With no identifiable body parts, it's hard to know how these fossilized creatures lived. A new approach models how the ocean's water would interact with their unique shapes – hinting...

Every breath you take contains a molecule of history

21 hours ago from Sciencenews.org

In 'Caesar’s Last Breath', best-selling author Sam Kean tells vivid stories about the gases we can’t see.

Facing ruin, India's ancient glass artists blame the Taj

23 hours ago from Physorg

Hanuman Prasad Garg doesn't blame rising fuel prices or pressure from cheap knock-offs for the slow demise of the glass industry where Indian artisans have forged bangles for centuries. He...

Plane crashes into vacant Florida daycare, killing one

1 day ago from UPI

A single-engine plane crashed into an empty daycare in southwest Florida, killing one person, Lee County Sheriffs officials said.

Egyptian president ratifies deal giving Saudi Arabia two islands

1 day ago from UPI

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a maritime demarcation agreement giving two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, government officials said.

Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive

1 day ago from Physorg

Germany had its first taste of panda mania on Saturday as two furry ambassadors arrived from China to begin a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo.

Los Angeles Kings sign Andy Andreoff to two-year extension

1 day ago from UPI

The Los Angeles Kings signed forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract extension on Saturday.

Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Forensic Dogs Enlisted in Search for Amelia Earhart's Bones

1 day ago from Live Science

This summer marks the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's disappearance. In the latest search for clues, archaeologists and dogs will go to a remote Pacific island to look for bones.

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

1 day ago from AP Health

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Trump administration is opposing a bid to use unclaimed money from a court settlement to fund a museum...

Jimmy Butler says goodbye to Chicago Bulls on Instagram

2 days ago from UPI

Three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler was enjoying fashion week in Europe when he found out he had been traded. On Friday he said goodbye to the Chicago Bulls.

Jamie Foxx on dating at age 49: 'It's tough out there'

2 days ago from UPI

"Baby Driver" star Jamie Foxx implied he's single on "The Graham Norton Show" after being linked to Katie Holmes for years.

600 students dress as Harry Potter to celebrate 20th anniversary of 'The Sorcerer's Stone'

2 days ago from UPI

A group of more than 600 students gathered in one place and dressed as Harry Potter to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first book in the series.

Chicago Blackhawks trade Niklas Hjalmarsson to Phoenix Coyotes

2 days ago from UPI

The Chicago Blackhawks traded three-time Stanley Cup champion defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes on Friday in exchange for defensemen Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin.

Terrorism charges filed in London mosque van attack

2 days ago from UPI

Prosecutors charged a British man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after they said he drove a van into a group of Muslims near a mosque.

Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities

2 days ago from Physorg

Dramatic differences in chimp societies, discovered by researchers at the University of St Andrews, reveal variations in social status and sharing food, as seen in human cultures.

Cyprus uses high-tech tools to speed search for its missing

2 days ago from Physorg

With glue gun in hand, Turkish Cypriot anthropologist Sinem Hossoz meticulously pieces together tiny fragments—the pulverized skull of a child, one of the youngest victims of conflict on ethnically divided...

Where the Mountains Meet: Take a Tour of Historic Fort Bowie (Photos)

2 days ago from Live Science

Take a trip through Fort Bowie National Historic Site and journey back into time.

5,000-Year-Old 'Billboard' of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message

3 days ago from Live Science

Archaeologists have discovered a "billboard" of hieroglyphs carved into the rocks near the Egyptian village of El-Khawy.

Golden ticket to trifluoromethylations

3 days ago from C&EN

Borane catalyst and gold reagent forge C–CF3 bonds, opening another route to radiotracers

How eggs got their shapes: Adaptations for flight may have driven egg-shape variety in birds

3 days ago from Physorg

The evolution of the amniotic egg—complete with membrane and shell—was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air. Now, 360 million years later, bird eggs come...

Christian Torpe says adapting 'The Mist' was 'most terrifying thing I have ever done'

3 days ago from UPI

"The Mist" showrunner Christian Torpe says Stephen King was "incredibly kind and generous" as Torpe was adapting the horror master's book for the small screen.

Research points to previously unknown pine marten diversity

3 days ago from Physorg

The elusive American pine marten, a little-studied member of the weasel family, might be more diverse than originally thought, according to new research published by a University of Montana professor.

Cold-Blooded Mummy: How India's Hot Weather Preserved a Reptile

3 days ago from Live Science

A thirsty chameleon that perished during its desperate search for water may no longer be of this world, but its mummy — naturally preserved by India's hot, tropical climate —...