Ancient monkey skull reveals secrets of primate brain evolution

It has long been thought that the brain size of anthropoid primates—a diverse group of modern and extinct monkeys, humans, and their nearest kin—progressively increased over time. New research on one of the oldest and most complete fossil primate skulls from South America shows instead that … [Read More...]

‘Stand Your Ground’ Trial: Michael Drejka Claimed He Fired in Self-Defense When Victim Charged at Him — But Video Completely Contradicts His Claim -…

‘Stand Your Ground’ Trial: Michael Drejka Claimed He Fired in Self-Defense When Victim Charged at Him — But Video Completely Contradicts His Claim Atlanta Black StarMichael Drejka verdict: Jury finds white man guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of unarmed black man in “stand your ground” case CBS NewsPress … [Read More...]

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings

Russia will launch the world’s first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region. Loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov will leave the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000 kilometre (3,000-mile) … [Read More...]

Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday raised concern about private firearm sales but didn’t commit to crack down on them or act on gun control issues following a meeting on ways to prevent mass shootings such as the El Paso attack that killed 22 people. While lawmakers are feeling pressure … [Read More...]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was treated for cancer this month – Vox.com

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was treated for cancer this month Vox.comJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer CNNRuth Bader Ginsburg Treated For New Cancer Found On Pancreas NPRJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas Fox NewsRuth Bader Ginsburg treated for cancer BBC NewsView full coverage … [Read More...]

US marks the arrival of Angela, the ‘Eve’ of enslaved Africans

Carefully raking through soil in suffocating heat at an archeological dig site in historic Jamestown, Charde Reid is working hard to retrace bits of the life of Angela, who arrived here from Africa 400 years ago. After a terrifying crossing of the Atlantic, Angela was one of the first African slaves … [Read More...]