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Face the Nation’s John Dickerson is a huge campaign history nerd. Here’s how he sees Trump.

We might think of elections past as sepia-toned and staid, but American politics has been wild and raucous from the beginning.<p>John Dickerson, a political columnist at Slate and the host of CBS’s <i>Face the Nation</i>, makes that point over and over again in his podcast, <i>Whistlestop</i>, which explores turning …

What a hidden graveyard from the Roman Empire can teach us about the plague

While digging sewers for a suburban development outside Munich, Germany, construction workers saw what looked like bones. Turns out it wasn't a single corpse. There were huge clusters of them, stretching underneath gardens and roads — 1,451 to be exact.<p>The archeologists and boy scouts who later …

Neanderthal news

Increasingly sophisticated analysis of existing genomes from Neanderthal and Denisovan fossil bone, together with new data on single-chromosome DNA …

Do Scientist Doubt The Detection Of Gravitational Waves?

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Leo C. Stein, Ph.D., researcher in gravitational waves, general relativity, and beyond, on Quora.</b><p>Q: Do you have any doubts about the …

Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an essay to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Anne Frank's stepsister accused Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump of "acting like another Hitler."<p>Eva Schloss, now 86, was a friend of Frank's in Amsterdam after their families fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Her …

Toshiba's razorthin tablet could be an attractive alternative to rumoured iPad Pro

Toshiba did something it rarely does; put a closely-guarded tablet prototype on display in a very public venue, perhaps as a way to pre-empt the …