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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On ‘Star Trek,’ Dies At 83

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On ‘Star Trek,’ Dies At 83The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times.

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For ‘Open Internet’

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For ‘Open Internet’The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsMore than 32,000 people die each year in the United States in gun-related suicides, violence and accidents. The physicians seek universal background checks and other measures to reduce the toll.

How Black Abolitionists Changed A Nation

How Black Abolitionists Changed A NationHundreds of outspoken African-Americans moved America toward emancipation.

As Washington Prepares To Legalize Pot, Congressman Threatens To Arrest Mayor

As Washington Prepares To Legalize Pot, Congressman Threatens To Arrest Mayor"I have a lot of things to do here in the district. Me being in jail wouldn't be a good thing," Bowser said.

Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing FishProsecutors said the fisherman told his crew to throw the undersized fish overboard. He was convicted of destroying evidence to impede a federal investigation and sentenced to 30 days in jail.

An Owl Is Attacking And Injuring Residents Of A Netherlands Town

An Owl Is Attacking And Injuring Residents Of A Netherlands TownWhile Paris worries about mystery drones, a Dutch town is confronting an aerial threat of its own: owl attacks.

Feds Close Investigation Of George Zimmerman Without Pressing Charges

Feds Close Investigation Of George Zimmerman Without Pressing ChargesFederal authorities have decided to close an investigation of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin back in 2012.

19 Stuck Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm Drain

19 Stuck Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm DrainIt's believed the massive, lumbering mammals, in search of warm water after a recent cold snap, swam into a large drainage pipe near Cape Canaveral but were unable to turn around to get out.
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