Dark matter still a mystery to scientists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Space) The incredibly sensitive LUX dark-matter detector, buried under a mile of rock, has come up empty on its 20-month search for dark matter — further narrowing down more…

Probe over violent arrest of teacher caught on video

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Austin American-Statesman) Officials are investigating an Austin police officer’s violent arrest of an African-American elementary school teacher who was twice thrown to the ground during a traffic stop more…

Cornel West: Hillary win 'could lead to WWIII'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PJMedia) Author and political activist Cornel West told PJM that presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is "much more of a hawk" than GOP nominee Donald Trump and warned more…

Famous poet had optimistic view of America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2222295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Carl Sandburg[/caption] "I see America not in the setting sun of a black night of despair. ... I see America in the crimson light more…

What was actually said at Scopes Monkey trial?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2218155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Scopes Monkey Trial[/caption] The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow previously defended Leopold and Loeb, the more…

New brain map identifies 97 new regions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — A new 21st century map of the human brain contains 180 distinct areas in each hemisphere, including 97 previously undiscovered territories, research published Wednesday in the more…

Bible scenes unearthed in ancient synagogue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC) — Archaeologists excavating a Roman-era synagogue at the site of Huqoq, Israel, have uncovered two new panels of a mosaic floor with instantly identifiable subjects—Noah's ark, and more…

Transgender student sues school district

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A transgender student has filed a federal lawsuit alleging a Wisconsin school district won't let him use the boys' restrooms and repeatedly uses his more…

Turkey demands resignation of all university deans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Turkey's Board of Higher Education demanded the resignation of 1,577 deans from every university in the country, according to state-run Turkish media, the latest purge following more…