Oldest remains of modern humans are much older than thought, researchers say Oldest remains of modern humans are much older than thought, researchers say

Remains in Ethiopia were originally said to be about 200,000 years old. Scientists now say they are at least 230,000 years old.       

yesterday, 20:31
FBI IDs assailant in Texas hostage standoff as British national; rabbi 'grateful to be alive' FBI IDs assailant in Texas hostage standoff as British national; rabbi 'grateful to be alive'

The assailant in the Texas synagogue hostage standoff demanded release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of ties to al-Qaida.       

yesterday, 20:29
San Francisco 49ers survive Cowboys' comeback attempt in NFC wild-card thriller San Francisco 49ers survive Cowboys' comeback attempt in NFC wild-card thriller

The Cowboys never gained sure footing against 49ers, who played a more physical, more disciplined game. Dallas was hurt by 14 penalties for 89 yards.       

today, 5:25
Power outages, flight cancellations, thundersnow: Brutal snow, ice storm slams South Power outages, flight cancellations, thundersnow: Brutal snow, ice storm slams South

The entire eastern United States was bracing for a winter storm on Sunday as a furious weather front approached.       

yesterday, 19:38
Connecticut teenager dies days after overdosing on fentanyl at school, police say Connecticut teenager dies days after overdosing on fentanyl at school, police say

A 13-year-old was hospitalized after collapsing at a Connecticut middle school. Authorities said the teenager had overdosed on the opioid fentanyl      

yesterday, 22:02
How a wedding photographer and a failed donut shop owner got $124M in federal cash for COVID testing How a wedding photographer and a failed donut shop owner got $124M in federal cash for COVID testing

While the Center for COVID Control failed to keep up with testing demands, the company's owners spent millions on luxury cars and homes, records show.       

today, 1:13
Historians say an unsuccessful protest in Georgia helped Martin Luther King Jr. become a national leader Historians say an unsuccessful protest in Georgia helped Martin Luther King Jr. become a national leader

The civil rights leader was stymied by a shrewd police chief. The campaign honed his tactics and inspired local Black people into further challenges.       

yesterday, 21:00
Opinion: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' hopes for Super Bowl repeat hinge on encore performance by defense Opinion: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' hopes for Super Bowl repeat hinge on encore performance by defense

Tom Brady could use a boost from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense that was so essential during the stretch run to winning the last Super Bowl.       

today, 4:06
49ers' Nick Bosa knocked out of Cowboys game after suffering concussion in second quarter 49ers' Nick Bosa knocked out of Cowboys game after suffering concussion in second quarter

49ers edge rusher Nick Bosa suffered a concussion against the Cowboys after fellow San Francisco defensive tackle D.J. Jones ran into him.       

today, 0:59
'Non-fungi-what?' How I explained NFTs to my boomer parents 'Non-fungi-what?' How I explained NFTs to my boomer parents

My parents never heard of NFTs before I brought them up while playing a card game with them a few weeks ago. A perfect "teachable moment," I thought.      

yesterday, 14:00