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Michael Jordan Tells LaVar Ball: I Could Beat You 'One-Legged' (Video)

“If I had to sit down and talk to him right now … I would tell him to shut up and let the kids play,” NBA legend tells Lonzo Ball’s dad<p>Michael Jordan …


Dozens Found Guilty in Thailand's Largest Human Trafficking Trial

More than 60 individuals received prison sentences ranging from four to 94 years.<p>More than 60 people were sentenced to jail by a Bangkok court on Wednesday in the largest human trafficking trial in Thailand’s history. Among those convicted is former army general Manas Kongpan, who was sentenced to …

7 of the Most Awe-Inspiring National Park Landmarks

From sandstone arches to colorful natural springs.<p>Every region has its landmarks, but the most awe-inspiring of them can define not just a region, but an entire country. From all our country's National Parks, here are seven of the most awe-inspiring landmarks.

National Parks

Forty More Genes for Intelligence Discovered

Researchers said Monday they have found 40 new genes linked with intelligence, but they say their finding doesn’t show any clear genetic pattern for intelligence.<p>Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially …


Juice takes another hit as a 'healthy' beverage

"Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit for infants and children and has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children," the group states in its report in the journal Pediatrics.<p>The organization focuses on two main issues with the beverage: its high sugar content, …


You No Longer Have to Register Your Drone

A federal appeals court has shot down a rule requiring hobbyists to register their drones.<p>Appeals court judges in Washington, D.C. agreed on Friday …

Unmanned Aircraft

Fossil “Mummy” Shows Glimpse of Dinosaur Skin

Despite its nickname, the Museum’s famous dinosaur “mummy”—the duck-billed dinosaur <i>Edmontosaurus annectens</i> on display in the Hall of Ornithischian …


Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Bill to Abolish the Death Penalty

A Louisiana Senate committee voted 6-1 Tuesday to advance a bill — sponsored by a lawmaker who cited his Catholic faith — that would repeal the death penalty in the state.<p>The measure now goes to the state Senate floor, where it's expected to face far more opposition. Were it to pass both houses of …

New Mexico

Two Britons held after Spanish police discover haul of drugs '80 times stronger than cannabis'

Two Britons are being held by the Spanish authorities after police discovered a haul of synthetic drugs "80 times stronger than cannabis".<p>The drugs were found hidden inside sacks of socks in Alicante, south-east Spain, The Local reported.<p>It is understood that the drugs were discovered following a …


Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis

<b>Scientists have located an impact crater linked to powerful tsunamis that swept across part of ancient Mars.</b><p>The team believe an asteroid triggered 150m-high waves when it plunged into an ocean thought to have existed on northern Mars three billion years ago.<p>Lomonosov crater in the planet's northern …