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Third Mexican priest found dead

Body of Jose Alfredo Lopez Guillen found in Michoacan following the abduction and murder of two priests in Veracruz<p>A Mexican priest has been found murdered in Michoacan, the attorney general for the central state has said, the third to be killed in the country in less than a week.<p>The priest in …

Saudis file first-ever petition to end male guardianship

An unprecedented petition calling for an end to the male guardianship system in Saudi Arabia has been put before the kingdom’s government after gaining thousands of signatures.<p>Under Saudi law, all women must have a male guardian, usually their father, husband or brother, whose permission must be …

Deadly Opioid Overwhelms First Responders And Crime Labs in Ohio

Jamie Landrum has been a police officer for two years in District 3 on the west side of the Cincinnati. In late August, the city was hit by 174 overdoses in six days. Landrum says officers were scarce.<p>"We were literally going from one heroin overdose, and then being on that one, and hearing someone …

Kentucky

Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how …

Scientists Just Announced the Discovery of a Second Gravitational Wave Signal

Scientists have detected a second gravitational wave signal, leaving no doubt that Albert Einstein's 100-year-old prediction was right.<p>Back in …

Gravitational Waves

Turkey Says Wedding Suicide Bomber Was a Child

A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday that killed at least …

Scientists Found an Asteroid From the Time of Earth's Formation

Scientists have identified an asteroid formed in the inner Solar System at the same time as Earth that has been remarkably preserved, according to …

Astronomy

Bottled air started as a joke. Now China can't get enough.

BEIJING — Moses Lam was an overworked mortgage broker when he started selling bags of air from Canada on eBay as a joke.<p>Now his company, Vitality …

Donated organs kept ‘alive’ may ease the transplant shortage

BOSTON — Lloyd Matsumoto awoke from his liver transplant last month to find his surgeon more than pleased with the results. The new organ had begun producing bile almost immediately, a welcome signal that it had quickly started to function well.<p>That may be partly because of the way Matsumoto’s …

Scientists have created self-healing fabrics that also protect from harmful chemicals

Protective clothing is critical to the health and safety of workers who handle hazardous chemicals. A new fabric coating promises to not only neutralize toxins, but also to heal tears and holes on its own while the clothes go through the laundry.<p>The coating, developed by a team of researchers from …

Protein

Virtual reality allows scientists to walk into a cancer cell

After generations of peering into a microscope to examine cells, scientists could simply stroll straight through one.<p>Calling his project the "stuff …