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New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved

New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved

A newly discovered fossil suggests that under the hood, a modern shark is very different from its ancient ancestors.

One Man’s Pee Pushes Portland To Flush 38 Million Gallons Of Water

One Man’s Pee Pushes Portland To Flush 38 Million Gallons Of Water

Though they concede it’s unlikely the public was endangered, officials in Portland, Ore., have decided to drain 38 million gallons of water from a reservoir after a young man was observed urinating into it on Wednesday.

No Sign Yet Of Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Disaster

No Sign Yet Of Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Disaster

A second day of dangerous efforts to reach any survivors has ended with still no sign of the nearly 300 people — most of them high school students — believed to be trapped aboard a South Korean ferry that has capsized in the Yellow Sea.

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

A 19-year-old alleged hacker has been arrested and his computer equipment seized by Canadian police after he purportedly exploited the “Heartbleed” bug vulnerability to steal confidential information from the country’s tax collection agency.

Ukraine Crisis: Diplomats Meet, Putin Admits Russia’s Role In Crimea

Ukraine Crisis: Diplomats Meet, Putin Admits Russia’s Role In Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly acknowledged for the first time that his military played a part in Crimea’s breakaway from the rest of Ukraine.

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

It’s not like Saturn needs another moon to look after — it’s already got 53 officially, with nine more labeled as “provisional” (and those are just the ones we know about). But the tiny, icy object nicknamed “Peggy” could prove hard to resist.

Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed Over Security Concerns

Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed Over Security Concerns

Abu Ghraib, the Iraqi prison that became the center of 2004 prison-abuse scandal during the U.S. occupation, is being closed temporarily due to security concerns, according to the country’s Justice Ministry.

NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

The New York Police Department said Tuesday it would disband a special unit charged with detecting possible terrorist threats by carrying out secret surveillance of Muslim groups.

43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

Dropping water levels in a river reveal the answer to a mystery that had been haunting a South Dakota town for more than 40 years.

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

Confusion continues to reign in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia gunmen remain in control of many government offices even as the Ukrainian military sends in troops, tanks and armed aircraft in an attempt to dislodge them.

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