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Meet the world's deadliest female sniper who terrorized Hitler's Nazi army

Lyudmila PavlichenkoWikimedia Commons<p>In early 1941, Lyudmila Pavlichenko was studying history at Kiev University, but within a year, she had become one of the best snipers of all time, credited with 309 confirmed kills, 36 of which were German snipers.<p>Pavlichenko was born in 1916 in a small town in …

World History

Rare ‘sofa shark’ stuns scientists

Marine biologists landed an unusual catch off the coast of Scotland recently – a so-called ‘sofa shark’ or false catshark.<p>Experts were stunned by the rare shark, which was discovered during a recent deep sea survey by scientists from Marine Scotland. “This is not a species that has previously been …

Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

CAIRO(Reuters) - High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.<p>If proven, the discovery would be the most significant this …

Ancient History

Afghan actress urges Afghan women to keep working

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — When Marina Gulbahari walked the red carpet on the first night of Asia's largest film festival, she showed the world more …

Golden Globes

A Glimmer of Hope for Afghanistan

The Taliban is harder to fight, but it could be easier to negotiate with.

Taliban

The Martian review: Ridley Scott puts the science back in sci-fi

Ever since 1977, when a little movie called <i>Star Wars</i> caught the public’s attention, the space opera has been the go-to subgenre for mainstream movie sci-fi. There’s room for other takes, like Duncan Jones’ 2009 cult hit <i>Moon</i> or this year’s excellent <i>Ex Machina</i>, but those are usually tiny films that …

Oregon gunman was kicked out of Army, studied mass shooters

The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before becoming one himself.<p>A day after the rampage in this Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean …

Pictures of the Week 10.1.15

World Records