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The government also says it will investigate how the makers of India’s Daughter got permission to interview one of the men convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi.
Writing in Science, scientists say the 2.8 million-year-old fossil appears to belong to an individual from the beginning of the ancestral line that led to humans.
While Darren Wilson will avoid federal charges for the death of Michael Brown, the Justice Department did find racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo., police and justice system.
What do you do when a plane crash-lands at your country’s only international airport and you have no equipment to move it out of the way? Nepalese airport officials grapple with that question.
Spain’s wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world’s biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.
Russia’s president said Nemtsov’s death was a shameful tragedy. Nemtsov was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday. His supporters blame Russian authorities.
Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world’s oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.
The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship’s wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There’s also word that he lived under a stolen identity.
America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.