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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.

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.

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.

Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria; Militants Blamed

Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria; Militants Blamed

Soldiers, “vigilantes and volunteers,” CNN writes, are searching for about 100 Nigerian schoolgirls who are reportedly in the hands of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

The technology behind Japan’s magnetically levitated train system, which whooshes passengers to their destinations at speeds topping 300 mph, could come to the U.S. without a traditional license fee, according to Japanese media outlets.

An ‘Idiot With A Gun’ Leaves Families In Kansas Reeling

An ‘Idiot With A Gun’ Leaves Families In Kansas Reeling

The 73-year-old man accused of killing three people Sunday in a hate-fueled attack at Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kan., awaits a date in court that could come as soon as today.

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