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Boyfriend of reporter killed on live TV aims to unseat NRA-endorsed lawmaker

Chris Hurst, a Virginia Democrat embracing a gun violence prevention platform, said the fatal shooting of Alison Parker toughened him for political battles ahead<p>A year after his girlfriend was shot dead on live television, Chris Hurst found himself reporting on another brutal workplace shooting.<p>In …

Guns

'Military-Style' Firearms Aren't Protected By Second Amendment, Court Rules

An appeals court upheld a Maryland ban on a wide range of popular semiautomatic weapons.<p>WASHINGTON ― A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a Maryland ban on assault-style rifles and large-capacity magazines isn’t subject to the Constitution’s right to keep and bear arms.<p>The full U.S. Court …

Guns

Archaeologists just uncovered one of the biggest Mayan tombs ever

The team uncovered the tomb in Xunantunich, an ancient city in Western Belize that once served as a ceremonial centre for the Maya, under the stairway of a temple.<p>"In other words, it appears that the temple was purposely erected for the primary purpose of enclosing the tomb," team leader Jaime Awe …

Archaeology

Here’s how to find a full list of voice commands for Siri and OK Google

Looking up stuff on the interwebs is now part of everyday life. While simply typing and tapping your various searches onto your web browser can get …

Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photos

The declassified images are a treasure trove for scientists who study the empires of antiquity.<p>Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film <i>Blow-Up</i> features a wayward London fashion photographer called Thomas who unwittingly documents a murder. Hidden in the blurred background of one of his most recent …

Adam Sandler Tops Forbes' Most Overpaid Actor List For The Second Year In A Row

One of the most salacious emails to be revealed from the giant hack of Sony was a list of complaints from employees about the studio. Among them was griping that Sony has stayed married to Adam Sandler despite the “mundane, formulaic” quality of his movies, some of which have been outright flops, …