Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:43:03 -0400

New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tomb

New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tombAn entirely new but long-extinct ape species has been discovered in an ancient tomb in central China. The skull and jaw of the never-before-seen gibbon were found in Shaanxi province inside a royal burial chamber that was built some 2,300 years ago. The previously unknown genus and species of gibbon, which researchers have named Junzi imperialis, may be the first ape to have become extinct due to humans, according to a new study published in the journal Science on Friday.


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:57:28 -0400

This Guatemalan Mother Sued the U.S. for Separating Her From Her Son at the Border. Now, They Are Reunited

This Guatemalan Mother Sued the U.S. for Separating Her From Her Son at the Border. Now, They Are ReunitedShe sued the federal government and won


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:32:03 -0400

'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant Children

'They Are Coming With Little to Nothing.' How New York City Doctors Are Treating Migrant ChildrenThe children are often sad, confused and lack medical records


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:05:16 -0400

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: experts

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: expertsBy Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will face a difficult task in identifying the remains of soldiers missing from the Korean War as the Pentagon prepares to receive them from North Korea in coming days, officials and experts said. U.S. President Donald Trump, who met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an historic summit in Singapore this month, said on Thursday that Pyongyang was in the process of returning the remains of U.S. troops missing from the 1950-1953 conflict. The Pentagon has said North Korean officials have indicated in the past they have the remains of as many as 200 U.S. troops, and Trump himself has mentioned that figure.


Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:53:25 -0400

Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mystery

Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mysteryThe mystery of the sexual assault and murder of a US teenager in Washington state has been resolved 32 years after the crime thanks to a discarded napkin, DNA tests and genetic genealogy. Gary Hartman, 66, has been arrested and is scheduled to appear in court Monday on rape and murder charges in the case, which has long shocked the city of Tacoma, in the northwestern US state. It began on March 26, 1986, when 12-year-old Michella Welch disappeared while playing with her two young sisters at a park.


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:29:29 -0400

Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teensSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:54:31 -0400

Daughter files a wrongful death suit against stepdad in mom's death: Part 2

Daughter files a wrongful death suit against stepdad in mom's death: Part 2Kim Pack, April Kauffman's daughter, wanted to prevent Jim Kauffman from claiming her mother's life insurance policy.