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Report: North Korea defector says life in South miserable

1 week ago from UPI

A North Korean defector in the South is demanding the Seoul government allow him to return to his country of origin.

St. Louis Cardinals blast way past Cincinnati Reds

1 week ago from UPI

CINCINNATI -- Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and Lance Lynn allowed one run on three hits through six innings, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 victory over...

NFL: Hall of Fame class 'could be start of pretty good team'

1 week ago from UPI

CANTON, Ohio -- On an unseasonably cool summer night in the birthplace of professional football, seven more immortals swelled the ranks of the Pro Football of Fame to 310.

Minnesota Vikings sign Linval Joseph to $50M extension

1 week ago from UPI

The Minnesota Vikings and nose tackle Linval Joseph agreed to a four-year contract extension Saturday.

Gatorade honors Usain Bolt with tribute video ahead of final sprint

1 week ago from UPI

Usain Bolt will cross the finish line in one of his final races Saturday in the IAAF World Championships at London Stadium.

At least 624 civilians killed since 2014 in coalition strikes on IS

1 week ago from UPI

U.S. coalition strikes in Iraq and Syria have killed more than 600 civilians since the campaign against the Islamic State began in 2014.

Is Space Full of Quantum Foam?

1 week ago from Live Science

Here's what you would see if you were to gaze deeper and deeper into empty space until out of nothing, something suddenly appears.

On This Day: Gunman opens fire on Sikh temple, killing 6

1 week ago from UPI

On August 5, 2012, a gunman described as a white supremacist shot six people to death, wounded four others, then killed himself at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.

Despite massive female votes, no female minister in Iran's new Cabinet

1 week ago from UPI

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who will be sworn in Sunday, is being pressured by women's advocacy groups to add female leaders to his roster of ministers.

Generali Open: Philipp Kohlschreiber advances to another final

1 week ago from UPI

Philipp Kohlschreiber is in position to earn his second Generali Open title in three years after ousting second-seeded Fabio Fognini 7-5, 6-3 in Friday's semifinal match at Kitzbuhel, Austria.

'Grey's Anatomy:' Abigail Spencer replaces Bridget Regan as Owen's sister

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ABC has cast Abigail Spencer as Owen's sister Mega Hunt on "Grey's Anatomy," a role previously held by Bridget Regan.

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh May Be the 1st Known 'Giant'

1 week ago from Live Science

The supposed remains of Sa-Nakht, a pharaoh of ancient Egypt, suggest he was the oldest known human giant, a new study finds.

Sitting in the Sun Is Linked to Days When People Lived in Caves, Scientists Believe

1 week ago from Newswise - Scinews

Summer is in full stride, with people heading to beaches to soak up the sun. But there's more to that behavior than trying to get a good tan, says an...

Freeform renews 'Famous in Love' for Season 2

1 week ago from UPI

Freeform's drama "Famous in Love" staring Bella Thorne has been renewed for a second season.

On the Early Human's Menu: Mammoth and Plenty of Raw Vegetables

1 week ago from Science Daily

Scientists have studied the diet of anatomically modern humans, and are able to refute the theory that the diet of early representatives of Homo sapiens was more flexible than that...

Origin of human genus may have occurred by chance

1 week ago from Science Daily

An often cited claim that humans, who are smarter and more technologically advanced than their ancestors, originated in response to climate change is challenged in a new report.

Report: More North Koreans migrating to cities

1 week ago from UPI

North Koreans seeking to escape the cycle of poverty in rural regions are migrating to cities where there are more opportunities to make money in the markets.

Nevada woman uses CPR to resuscitate drowned lizard

2 weeks ago from UPI

A Nevada woman whose family found a small lizard drowning in their pool saved the tiny reptile's life using CPR-like rescue techniques.

Archaeologists Map Famed Shipwrecks and War Graves in Scotland

2 weeks ago from Live Science

Maine archaeologists completed a mission to map World War I wrecks and British war graves off the coast of Orkney.

ABC postpones 'Little Mermaid Live' special

2 weeks ago from UPI

ABC says it has postponed the "Little Mermaid Live" program it was planning to air in October.

Ohio mortuary shut down for having unrefrigerated, neglected corpses

2 weeks ago from UPI

An Ohio mortuary services company was shut down by the state after inspectors found unrefrigerated bodies covered in mold.

A Chinese 3D print studio fuses ancient art with modern tech

2 weeks ago from Physorg

The small, ornate figurines look like relics of a bygone age: a serene Buddha's head from the Tang dynasty, or a collection of stone-faced soldiers from the Qin era.

Scientists crack mystery of the luckless apostles of Paris

2 weeks ago from Physorg

Having lost their heads, been pulled from their plinths, smashed and even buried, things are at last looking up for some of the unluckiest statues in Christendom.

Egyptologists go high tech to unlock ancient mysteries

2 weeks ago from Physorg

From the Giza pyramids to the pharaonic tombs of Luxor, Egypt's ancient monuments are holding onto mysteries which researchers now aim to unravel with cutting edge technology.

Capinatator praetermissus: a prehistoric sea creature with spines to spare

2 weeks ago from Science Blog

Scientists have identified a small marine predator that once patrolled the ocean floor and grabbed its prey with 50 spines that it deployed from its head. Named Capinatator praetermissus, it...

Missing Missouri python found alive two months later

2 weeks ago from UPI

A Missouri man who reported his 22-foot python missing in May said his sister's dog found the snake alive and healthy near his home.

Animal coloration research: On the threshold of a new era

2 weeks ago from Science Daily

In the last 20 years, the field of animal coloration research has experienced explosive growth thanks to numerous technological advances, and it now stands on the threshold of a new...

Ancient, spiky-headed worm discovered in B.C. fossils

2 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Researchers at the Royal Ontario Museum and Yale University have discovered the fossil of a spiky-headed worm that they believe would have struck fear in the hearts of other creatures...