Heather McLeod

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Pistorius murder trial to resume after 30-day observation at psychiatric hospital

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete to determine if he has an anxiety disorder that could have influenced his actions on the night he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.<p>Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to …

Cops: Mom also used Web on car heat deaths

<b>(CNN) —</b> Leanna Harris, the mother of a Georgia toddler who died locked in a hot car, has told authorities that she researched such deaths and how they occur, according to a police affidavit.<p>Her husband, Justin Ross Harris, the child's father, who is in jail without bond, has also told police that …

Battle of Bannockburn brought to life

One of the most famous military clashes in British history - the Battle of Bannockburn - has been commemorated in Scotland.<p>Thousands of spectators watched the re-enactment, which originally took place between English and Scottish fighters 700 years ago.<p>Catriona Renton reports.

Why Are All the Cartoon Mothers Dead?

The dead-mother plot is a classic of children’s fiction, but animated movies have supplied a new twist: the fun father has taken her place.<p>Bambi’s mother, shot. Nemo’s mother, eaten by a barracuda. Lilo’s mother, killed in a car crash. Koda’s mother in <i>Brother Bear</i>, speared. Po’s mother in <i>Kung Fu</i> …

Mouse-like mammal related to elephants discovered in Africa

A new mammal discovered in the remote desert of western Africa resembles a long-nosed mouse in appearance but is more closely related genetically to …

Zoology