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How scientists virtually unwrapped an ancient, burned scroll and read the words inside

Sometimes science seems like science, and sometimes it seems like magic.<p>This week, computer scientists at the<p>University of Kentucky-Lexington described how they virtually unfurled a charred and crushed biblical scroll dating back nearly 2,000 years.<p>Thanks to their work, scholars are now able to …

Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff | Reuters

(Reuters) - The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform.<p>“It appears to be clearly unprovoked,” said Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Saturday, speaking of Friday’s shooting of …

49ers vs. Broncos: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Preseason

On the strength of a one-yard touchdown run by Juwan Thompson, the Denver Broncos picked up a 19-12 victory over the San Francisco 49ers Saturday night at Sports Authority Field.<p>Taking the ball at his own 20-yard line, Brock Osweiler led the Broncos 80 yards in three minutes and 39 seconds to set …

Patients fooled by fake drugs made with poison and brick dust

<b>(CNN) —</b> "My daughter got ill with pneumonia, so I was told to give her some powder medication from the local market," Shazill Maqsood says.<p>But his daughter didn't get better. Desperate to help her, Maqsood visited another doctor for help.<p>"He told me to stop using these medicines. He told me they …

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Shane Mosley, 43, knocks out Ricardo Mayorga, 41, in the sixth round

Shane Mosley had a lot to prove — and it turned out he did.<p>Mosley wanted to prove he was better than his last fight, that he could beat Ricardo Mayorga in their rematch and that he still has what it takes even at his advanced age for boxing.<p>Mosley, 43, knocked out Mayorga, 41, in the sixth round of …

Jay Gruden: Redskins did everything 'by the book' with RG III

BALTIMORE -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he was left like everyone else -- scratching his head over how quarterback Robert Griffin III …

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal …