Tamela Atkins Dickerson

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Steven Pinker Interview: Inside the Mind of One of the World's Most Influential Thinkers

Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind and human nature. Currently Johnstone Family …

Business scammed into handing over £1million to bogus caller

A company in Suffolk is thought to have become the biggest single victim of a phone scam after handing over £1 million to bogus caller<p>A business was conned into handing over more than £1m to a bogus caller who was pretending to be from the firm's bank.<p>The fraud is believed to have netted the …

Pandas are so chill because of what they eat

It has long been a mystery how giant pandas, which have a gut ideal for digesting meat, can survive eating almost exclusively bamboo. Now our …

Authorities capture suspect in Charleston mass shooting

Authorities in North Carolina have captured the suspect in a mass shooting incident in Charleston, South Carolina, arresting him hours after he allegedly opened fire and killed 9 people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed Thursday.<p>“This is a crime that has reached into the heart of that …

Government

New ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Two Japanese Hostages

ISIS militants released a video purporting to show two Japanese hostages on Tuesday and demanded a $200-million ransom.<p>Global security firm and NBC News counterterrorism consultant Flashpoint Intelligence said the video appeared to be authentic. It features two handcuffed captives in orange garb …

Guantanamo Bay

Arrival of March brings more snow to New England as Boston inches closer to snowfall record

In keeping with the proverb, March came in like a lion for many parts of the country as snow fell over an area stretching from the Ohio Valley to southern New England and Boston edged closer to breaking its 20-year-old snowfall record.<p>The Boston Globe reported that the city had received 2 inches of …

Weather

Jury Selection To Start In Aurora, Colo., Mass Shooting Trial

Jury selection starts today in the trial of James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting in July 2012.<p>Holmes' legal team has already admitted that he was the shooter, but he has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury …

Crime