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Interceptions, Derrick Henry runs spark Alabama's rout of Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 10 Alabama took advantage of multiple Texas A&M turnovers to pull away for a 41-23 victory over the No. 9 Aggies at …

College Football

A volcano in Indonesia erupts with electric-blue lava

Although surreal, this bright blue coloration is a result of nothing more than a tweak of chemistry.<p>Volcanoes come in a variety of destructive flavors, both on Earth and on other planetary bodies in our Solar System.<p>Shield volcanoes like Kilauea effusively erupt lava, fairly slow, over long periods …

Geology

Taliban declare end to leadership rift

Group’s media office claims Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has won support from key figures in Mullah Omar’s family, raising hopes for Afghan peace talks<p>The Taliban claim to have resolved a big rift in their leadership, in a move that will likely consolidate the power of their new leader and could lead to a …

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Staten Island

Did Clinton Camp Delete Emails Or Wipe Server? The Difference Matters

Hillary Clinton's private server is currently in the possession of the FBI. And while it has been reported that the server was "wiped," what actually happened remains unclear. But not because the term is so hard to understand from a technical standpoint. In fact, <i>wiping</i> is a straightforward process. …

Security

Homo naledi, a new species of human, discovered in a cave in South Africa

Scientists find fossils of our ancient relative, who had surprisingly human-like features, in a remote cave near Johannesburg<p>Early humans buried their dead in caves, scientists have found, after discovering a new species hidden in a burial chamber.<p>At least 15 skeletons of the species - named Homo …

Australian Universities

NTSB to investigate airplane fire on Las Vegas tarmac that injured 27

The<p>National Transportation Safety Boardis looking into what caused a British Airways plane to catch fire on takeoff from Las Vegas, sending flames and smoke billowing from the tarmac area and injuring 27.<p>The agency said on Twitter it was sending three investigators to the scene to begin its inquiry.<p>…

British Airways

Why DNA editing needs to stop

In April 2015, a paper by Chinese scientists about their attempts to edit the DNA of a human embryo rocked the scientific world and set off a furious debate. Leading scientists warned that altering the human germ line without studying the consequences could have horrific consequences. Geneticists …

Genetics

The origins of neurodegenerative disease: Science’s latest medical breakthrough

Animal experiments reveal how a newly discovered prion triggers a rare Parkinson’s-like illness<p>Scientists claim to have discovered the first new human prion in almost 50 years. Prions are misfolded proteins that make copies of themselves by inducing others to misfold. By so doing, they multiply and …

‘Unheard of’ Mass Death That Wiped Out 60,000 Endangered Antelope in Four Days Still Baffles Scientists

Back in May, an already critically endangered species of antelope suffered a devastating blow as a mass death hit the population as a whole. Scientists have some clues as to what might have caused the rapid die-off of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan, but much of it still remains a mystery.<p>According to …

Extinction

Auschwitz 'showers' offend some visitors to the former Nazi camp

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the management at the Auschwitz Memorial installed sprinklers outside the former Nazi concentration camp in Poland, they thought they would create some cool comfort for visitors. Instead, it sparked a red-hot controversy.<p>Offended Jewish visitors over the weekend likened the misting …

World History