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Down on the Farm: Pence hits first rehab homer in grand fashion

Down on the Farm: Pence hits first rehab homer in grand fashion<p>MiLB<p>The <b>Hunter Pence hitting experiment</b> is becoming more than a small sample size. …

Major League Baseball

Big Discovery in a Tiny Mammal-Like Skull Found Under a Dinosaur’s Foot

In 2006 a team of paleontologists in Utah were examining the fossils of a large dinosaur when they discovered beneath its foot a tiny skull unlike anything they had seen in the area.<p>Now, scientists have found that the fossilized cranium belonged to an ancient relative of modern mammals that once …

Paleontology

Most Americans don’t realize Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered crimes

17 indictments and five guilty pleas so far.<p>A majority of Americans — 59 percent — say in a new survey that Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia and the 2016 campaign has not yet uncovered evidence of any crimes, even though in reality, Mueller has already obtained five guilty pleas and 17 …

Donald Trump

Pompeo says the US has not done enough to protect 2018 elections

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the US has a "great deal more work to do" to safeguard the integrity of American elections ahead of the upcoming 2018 midterms.<p>"I have to say there is more work to do," Pompeo told lawmakers on the House Foreign Affairs …

Manu Raju

MH370 search to end on May 29 after four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The search for flight MH370 will end next week after more than four years, at a cost of tens of millions of dollars spent and with no clue of what happened to the ill-fated plane.<p>Malaysia's cabinet agreed to a request by the US company operating the search, Ocean Infinity, to extend the …

Airplanes

Veteran says Six Flags kept him from riding a roller coaster because of his prosthetic legs

When retired Marine Johnny “Joey” Jones sat down in a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia, he was told he could not stay on the ride.<p>Jones, who served as a bomb technician, said he is used to making accommodations for his disability: He lost his legs at his knees when he stepped on an …

Recreation

The world's fishing industry can be seen from space

A picture taken from the International Space Station in December shows a small but stunning sliver of the commercial fishing industry.<p>The photo, …

Fishing

Scientists 'Hunting' for the Loch Ness Monster Will Test the Lake's DNA

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland’s Loch Ness have described …

Scotland

College football’s silliest bowl game is relocating, and if we all behave, maybe they’ll put a lawnmower on a pirate ship!

The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl is moving to Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium.<p>Exciting news for my fellow fans of the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl, one of the stupidest sporting events imaginable:<p>The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl — previously sponsored by a fake Irish restaurant that didn’t know …

College Football

Pompeo says China incident is 'entirely consistent' with Cuba 'sonic attacks'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an incident involving a US government employee stationed in China who reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" suggesting a mild brain injury has medical indications that are "very similar" and "entirely consistent" to those …

U.S. State Department

University of Southern California torn by scandal surrounding gynecologist

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.<p>The demand for USC …

Southern California

Scientists Have Found The 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' And Up to $17 Billion in Treasure

But who will get the loot? Drama ensues.<p>For centuries, untold riches of gold, silver, and jewels buried with the world's most valuable shipwreck were …

Archaeology

Chile: Fourteen priests linked to sex abuse scandal stripped of duties

A Chilean bishop's office in Rancagua has dismissed 14 priests suspected of covering up cases of child abuse by pedophile priest Fernando Karadima in …

Pope Francis

Workers Race to Plug Hawaii Energy Plant as Lava Oozes Nearby

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big …

Geology

Mexico: brazen daylight shootout turns Guadalajara into war zone

Witnesses said the shootout seemed like something straight out of an action movie: heavily armed men swarmed a posh Japanese restaurant, where a former state prosecutor was leaving after a long lunch. Luis Carlos Nájera’s bodyguards returned fire and a gun battle ensued on the streets of a trendy …

Mexico

A big shoe drops in the Mueller probe, as the Taxi King flips

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>When it comes to seminal moments in the Russia investigation that we will one day look back upon, Tuesday could be one.<p>The Post's Rosalind S. Helderman confirms that Michael Cohen's one-time business partner, Evgeny "Gene" Freidman (a.k.a. the "Taxi King"), has reached a …

Donald Trump

Michael Flynn Jr. cryptically tweeted that 'you're all going down.' Um, what?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday afternoon at 4 p.m., Michael Flynn Jr. tweeted this: "You're all going down. You know who you are. Mark my word...."<p>Which is, um, intriguing?<p>Flynn is the son of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and now a cooperating witness in special …

Donald Trump

Forget “Earth-Like”—We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets - Facts So Romantic

Imagine a habitable planet orbiting a distant star. You’re probably picturing a variation of Earth. Maybe it’s a little cloudier, or covered in …

Astronomy

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

ATLANTA (AP) — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.<p>The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was just the latest to happen in a small or suburban city. Of the 10 deadliest school …

Guns

Kevin Durant Explains Why He Told Charles Barkley to See Draymond Green in Person

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and <i>Inside the NBA</i> commentator Charles Barkley do not—despite their obvious similarities—like each other. …

Basketball

Planet Nine, Show Thyself

Astronomers have found tantalizing new evidence that strengthens the case for a ninth planet beyond Neptune—but some still doubt its existence.<p>In 2016, when astronomers made the case for a ninth planet, orbiting far beyond Neptune, that could explain a strange clustering of objects in the outer …

Astronomy

Russia's 'practically unlimited' -range missile looks like an embarrassment after it reportedly lasted for just 2 minutes and 22 miles

A Russian cruise missile that the country touted as having "practically unlimited" range appears to be falling short, sources with knowledge of a US intelligence report told CNBC.<p>The cruise missile, which Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled at a Russian Federal Assembly in March, only flew …

Russia

Quantum dots made from tea leaves lay waste to lung cancer cells

Full of antioxidants and vitamins, tea is pretty good for you, and green tea extracts have even been used as effective carriers for cancer drugs. New …

Cancer Cells

Dramatic images capture lava exploding as it reaches Pacific

Geology

Brett Favre reveals he went to rehab many more times than Packers fans believed

The quarterback had three separate stints in a treatment facility for painkillers and drinking he now reveals<p>The struggles of former Packers …

NFL

Experts Say There Was "Something Wrong" With The Cougar Who Killed a Seattle Cyclist

The first such attack in nearly 100 years.<p>The two mountain bikers, authorities say, did what they were supposed to do. They made loud noises to drive …

Wildlife

A California volcano once obliterated a forest and propelled ash 280 miles. Experts say it offers a warning

Lassen Peak had been rumbling for days. Glowing hot rocks bounded down the slopes. Lava was welling up into a freshly created crater.<p>Then, on this day 103 years ago, it exploded in a way California would never forget. It created a gigantic mushroom cloud that reached an altitude of 30,000 feet, …

Natural Disasters

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Disease

Meet Mueller's new spokesman: Rudy Giuliani

As the Russia special counsel keeps mum about his work, President Trump's lawyer keeps speaking on his behalf.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller has no-commented his way through more than a year of the Russia probe. But he’s recently picked up an unwelcome spokesman of sorts: Rudy Giuliani.<p>For better …

Donald Trump

Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's parliament on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia from the U.S. and other countries.<p>The bill, drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the latest round of U.S. sanctions, lays …

Russia