Sabrina Furches

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Authorities Probe Alleged Hate Crime Against Native American Kids

An investigation into a possible hate crime is underway in Rapid City, S.D., after a group of men allegedly assaulted Native American kids at a minor league hockey game. The incident angered many in the community, and racial tensions in Rapid City are running high.<p>The group of middle-school …

Native Americans

This ad for a “blessed” Louisiana Republican is totally bananas

Get ready to feel really uncomfortable!<p>I know we're all still talking about this ridiculous and offensive spot comparing President Obama to an abusive boyfriend, but we need to make room in our brains for this utterly bananas campaign ad for a Louisiana Republican hoping to hold on to his House …

Mice Given Human Brain Gene Show Boosted Intellect

Although it's far from the sort of brain transplant beloved by science fiction enthusiasts, scientists have taken one step in that direction: they have spliced a key human brain gene into mice. Scientists used hundreds of mice genetically engineered to carry the human version of Foxp2, a gene …

The Brain

Liberia builds new treatment centres in its battle to contain Ebola epidemic

As Sierra Leone plans to introduce a countrywide “lockdown” in the battle to control West Africa’s worst Ebola outbreak, neighbouring Liberia is trying another tactic.<p>The government there is building five new treatment centres including the renovation of an old clinic to try to cope with the …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mystery remains deep after six months

Six months ago, the story began as a puzzling news bulletin. A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 239 people on board had vanished from radar screens as it was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>The disappearance was quite the mystery. Was it a terrorist attack? Was there a mechanical failure …

Prince William and Kate Are Expecting Another Baby

It’s official: The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child. A tweet posted Monday from the official account of the British monarchy …