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Martian meteorite provides further evidence of water on Mars

NASA has discovered further evidence that there was once water on Mars — and the agency didn't even need to leave Earth to find it. A group of researchers has discovered that a 30-pound Martian meteorite found in the Yamato Glacier in Antarctica features curved micro-tunnels that are consistent …

Russia Took Crimea — What Happens Next Is Critical To All Of Ukraine

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Bin Laden's son-in-law to stand trial for conspiracy to kill Americans

• Highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to stand trial in US • Judge rejects Suleiman Abu Ghaith’s claim of mistaken identity<p>Amid unusually tight security, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law will go to trial on Monday, charged with conspiring to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida’s mouthpiece after the 11 …

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Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

He's nearly 80 and his Family is smaller, but darkness still surrounds America's most notorious criminal<p>In California's San Joaquin Valley, about …

Ariel Castro interrogation tapes reveal close calls to capture: ‘I let my guard down’

Three days after convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro hanged himself in his jail cell, NBC News has obtained police interrogation tapes that provide insight into how close he came to being caught — including a phone call he made to one of the victims' mothers — and personal letters in which …

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Female Writer Murdered in Afghanistan

Lamar Odom Leaves Rehab

Ohio man confesses to drink-driving death in online video

<b>A US man has posted an online video confession in which he admits killing a man in a drink-driving accident.</b><p>In the US state of Ohio, Matthew Cordle, 22, said he accepted "full responsibility" for the death of Navy veteran Vincent Canzani, 61.<p>Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said Mr Cordle had been a suspect …

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Zimbabwe elephants poisoned by poachers in Hwange

<b>Poachers have used poison to kill 41 elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, an official has told the BBC.</b><p>Zimbabwe Parks spokeswoman Caroline Washaya Moyo said it was suspected that cyanide was used to poison salt pans but tests are still being carried out.<p>She said it was Zimbabwe's worst …

Wildlife

George Zimmerman's Wife Says He Is 'Selfish,' Feels 'Invincible'

George Zimmerman's wife says she doesn't know the man she's been married to for almost seven years and doesn't think she "ever really knew him at …

Remote control helicopter kills teenager in NYC park

<b>A New York teenager has been killed when the toy remote control helicopter he was flying struck him in the head.</b><p>Roman Pirozek Jr, 19, was pronounced dead at a park in New York City's Brooklyn borough where hobbyists often fly remote control aircraft.<p>Police said reports suggested Pirozek was killed …

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A GPS-Tracked Prairie Chicken Has Wandered 1,180 Miles Since April

The winding journeys of prairie chicken No. 112 make your Fitbit step count look like chump change.<p>A female prairie chicken is putting all other summer road trips to shame. Her circular jaunts around Iowa and Missouri added up to 1,180 miles between April and August--more than 200 miles a …

Last Hitler bodyguard Rochus Misch dies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1008000/1008574_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524654309_f48fc7df1dfdef603400fe08cda691a2<p><b>A former bodyguard of Adolf Hitler who witnessed the Nazi dictator's final hours has died in Germany aged 96.</b><p>Rochus Misch was the last survivor from …

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Limited Options

Toward the end of last week’s Senate hearing on American military action in Syria, Tim Kaine, of Virginia, admitted to being confused. Secretary of State John Kerry had been repeating for hours the Administration’s line that the purpose of bombing Syria was “limited”: to punish Bashar al-Assad for …

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Some Rattlesnakes Losing Their Warning Rattle In S. Dakota

There are few things more chilling than the sound of a nearby rattlesnake. That distinctive sound serves as a warning that trouble could be on the way. The only thing worse than hearing a rattlesnake within striking distance — is not hearing it at all. A herpetologist in South Dakota's Black Hills …

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Artificial intelligence 'will take the place of humans within five years’

Salespeople, call centre staff and customer service personnel could all be replaced by computers within the next few years, claims one technology entrepreneur.<p>Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) specialist Dmitry Aksenov has been working on building computers that “think like human beings” …

Using the Elephant Man's skeleton to unlock medical mysteries

During Joseph Merrick's short life, he was a subject of both mockery and scientific befuddlement. Known as the "Elephant Man," Merrick's abnormal physical development led to work as a traveling curiosity and pokes and prods by puzzled doctors. Even after his death in 1890, Merrick's unusual legacy …

Manning Would Pay For Hormone Treatment, Lawyer Says

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is willing to pay for estrogen treatments that would lead to breast development and other female characteristics, the lawyer for the former Bradley Manning tells The Associated Press.<p>According to the wire service:<p>"Attorney David Coombs told The Associated Press on Monday …

Bubonic Plague Kills Teen In Kyrgyzstan

A teenager's death in rural Kyrgyzstan was said Monday to have been from the bubonic plague, a conclusion that prompted mandatory testing, quarantines and tighter border control in the region, according to multiple sources.<p>Exactly how livestock herder Temirbek Isakunov, 15, who hails from a village …

On Marrying a Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Dealing with misinformation, feeling powerless, and slowly getting better together<p>I thought the article would validate my husband’s experience. That’s why I emailed him the link to the decade-old <i>New York</i> magazine article about his alma mater, the American Boychoir School for vocal prodigies, where …

The Periodic Table Could Soon Be Getting a New Member

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists at Lund University in Sweden announced yesterday that experiments they had conducted …

And the Last Word on Miley Cyrus Goes to Camille Paglia

Like most pop singles, VMA scandals have a lifespan of about three days. If the recent Miley Cyrus mess turned out to be good for anything, it was …

Teen Obsessed With 'Into the Wild' Found Dead

An 18-year-old believed to have been increasingly obsessed with the movie, <i>Into the Wild,</i> at the time of his disappearance has been found dead in rural Oregon. Police, who found Johnathan Croom’s body 1,000 feet from his abandoned car, suspect no foul play and are investigating the teen’s death as a …

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