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Distant galaxy evolving quickly
Distant galaxy evolving quickly

Astronomers have spotted a galaxy so distant that we can observe it as it was near the dawn of time. But instead of looking like other infant systems they’ve seen, the galaxy is surprisingly far along in its star production.

This could...

Distant galaxy evolving quickly
Distant galaxy evolving quickly

Astronomers have spotted a galaxy so distant that we can observe it as it was near the dawn of time. But instead of looking like other infant systems they’ve seen, the galaxy is surprisingly far along in its star production.

This could...

Iraqi military launches offensive

Country attempts to

retake IS-controlled

Tikrit, hometown of

Saddam Hussein

Toronto tunnel mystery solved

TORONTO (AP) — Two young men who built a mysterious tunnel in Toronto had no criminal intent, police said Monday. They just wanted a man cave.

Const. Victor Kwong said tips from the public helped them identify the two men in their 20s...

Israel leader fights Iran deal

Prime minister says

regime threatens to

destroy Israel, will

address Congress

with summary

Cleveland: Boy shot by cop died because of his own actions

CLEVELAND — A 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as a result of his own actions, and the city of Cleveland isn’t to blame, its lawyers said in response to a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of the...

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt
Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A woman who blogged for years about her son’s constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

A jury in the New York ...

Suspect declared ‘Heil Hitler!’ after Jewish site shootings
Suspect declared ‘Heil Hitler!’ after Jewish site shootings

OLATHE, Kan. — A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared “Heil Hitler!” and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer who was at the scene testified Monday....

Spacecraft makes first visit to Ceres
Spacecraft makes first visit to Ceres

PASADENA, Calif. — A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.

The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday around Ceres, a dwarf planet the size of Texas....

Some foster children not getting care

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings even though the visits are paid for by Medicaid, federal health investigators warn in a study released Monday.

The Health and Human...

Students walk out over contested tests

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Students frustrated over a new standardized test walked out of schools around New Mexico in protest Monday as the new exam was being given.

The backlash came as millions of U.S. students started taking more rigorous...

Ohio couple charged in child abuse case

A husband and wife kept their two adopted daughters in northeastern Ohio locked in a bedroom for all but a few hours each day where they were beaten, given little to eat and sexually abused by the man over at least two years, prosecutors said....

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