Paula Kimmins

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The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …

Close Encounter With a Desert Roaming Cheetah

Changing Planet<p><i>Yvonne de Jong is a National Geographic grantee working to track down what may be Africa’s least understood large animal, the Desert Warthog.</i><p>——<p>When you are lucky enough to spot a cheetah (scientific name: <i>Acinonyx jubatus raineyi;</i> Kiswahili name: duma), you typically see a ‘little’ …

Court Prepares To Write New Chapters In Civil Rights History

It's not unusual for the Supreme Court to find itself at the center of roiling national debates.<p>But this month, justices are poised to deliver blockbuster opinions involving three of the most divisive issues in the public arena. And in doing so, they will write new and potentially groundbreaking …

California Senate votes to strip Boy Scouts of tax-exempt status

<b>(AP)</b><p>If the measure is signed into law, the Boy Scouts will have to pay taxes on membership dues and other donations<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 30, 2013 9:03pm (UTC)<p>The California Senate voted on Wednesday to approve a measure that would strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status, along with …

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 'walking'

<b>Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has recovered enough to walk, his mother says.</b><p>In an interview for the Associated Press, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva said her son told her in a phone call that he and his brother, killed in a police manhunt after the blasts, were innocent.<p>Mr …

Justice

The FBI Changes Its Story (Again) on the Ibragim Todashev Shooting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Law enforcement officials are still trying to explain how a supposedly peaceful interview with an …

Three US Navy football players under investigation for alleged sex assault, sources say

Three U.S. Naval Academy football players are under investigation for alleged sexual assault last year against a female midshipman, sources have confirmed to NBC News.<p>It's alleged that the victim and the three students had been drinking when she reportedly had sex with one of them, her boyfriend, …

Guantánamo hunger strikers demand new doctors in letter of protest

Thirteen Guantánamo Bay detainees on hunger strike have written an open letter to their military doctors insisting they receive independent, …

Sherpas inexplicably blamed for mounting Everest accidents

<b>Mount Everest</b><p>Inexperienced climbers are flocking to the mountain in record numbers as locals struggle to ensure their safety<p>Jason Overdorf<p>May 31, 2013 4:52pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>KHUMJUN, Nepal — In the shadow of a sparkling white stupa, Sherpas dressed as yaks prance …

Report Of Liquid Woolly Mammoth Blood Prompts Clone Talk

Scientists in Siberia say they've extracted blood samples from the carcass of a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth, reviving speculation that a clone of the extinct animal might someday walk the earth, if scientists are able to find living cells. But researchers say the find, which also included …