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Disease that jumped from animals to humans discovered in a Neanderthal man

The Neanderthal, thought to be in his late 50s or 60s when he died about 50,000 years ago, has been recently diagnosed with brucellosis, a disease that's still widespread today and is acquired through direct contact with infected animals.
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Stacey Bendet and Colm Dillane partner on new KidSuper artist space
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Eric Adams is taking advice from Miami’s mayor on Twitter and crypto
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Sylvester Stallone to Star in ‘Kansas City’ From Taylor Sheridan and Terence Winter at Paramount+
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Officers Jailed For Sharing Photos of Sisters Slain By Man Obsessed With Demons, Lottery
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Sunoco Agrees to Pay $4 Million, Replace Animal Habitats in Pipeline Spill Settlement
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Biden faces high-stakes test in call with Putin over Ukraine
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Biden hints Christmas deadline for $2T social spending bill in doubt
President Biden on Monday pointedly declined to say if he believes his sprawling social spending package can pass Congress by Christmas.
Watch Lindsay Hubbard’s hair transformation after botched extensions
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The obvious problem with blaming coronavirus deaths on Joe Biden
Republicans are disproportionately powering the pandemic as Republican leaders point at the president.
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'Remain in Mexico' program restarts, fueling frustration among immigration advocates
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Sen. Scott requests meeting with Adam Silver on NBA's 'unsettling' China issues
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Pharmacy Employee Allegedly Handles Pills With Bare Hands in Video Viewed 23 Million Times
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Forever Prisoner’ on HBO Max, a Deep-Dive Doc About a Man Trapped in International Limbo
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U.S. corporate profits have never been fatter — or accounted for a bigger portion of economic growth.
‘West Side Story’ banned in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait due to LGBTQ character
A report suggested the move is due to Anybodys, a teenage character written to be transgender and played by actor Iris Menas, who identifies as nonbinary.
CDC warns against travel to France, Portugal, Jordan and Cyprus amid high COVID levels
The CDC is warning travelers against visiting popular destinations including France and Portugal due to "very high" levels of COVID-19.
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Chris Noth defends Sarah Jessica Parker in Kim Cattrall feud
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COVID Positivity Rates Soar in 2 Iowa Counties Where Vaccination Rates Are Below 50 Percent
Two counties in the state, Harrison and Fremont, that have below 50 percent of their eligible populations vaccinated reported positivity rates over 30 percent.
Evan Rachel Wood claims Marilyn Manson threatened ‘to f—k’ her 8-year-old son
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Former GOP Senator Bob Dole to Be 33rd to Lie in State at US Capitol Rotunda
The former senator and presidential candidate will lie in state Thursday, joining a a list that includes former presidents like JFK and Abraham Lincoln.
Teenage boy dies of heart attack while touring haunted house
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Louisiana Students 16 and Up Likely to Have COVID Shot Added to Required School Vaccines
Republican lawmakers and Governor John Bel Edwards are debating over whether he can overrule the rejection of his proposed mandate.
Justice Department closes Emmett Till investigation despite new claims
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Corey Davis out for season as another high-priced Jets signing goes down
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Biden DOJ sues Texas over redistricting plans, alleging discrimination
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$3.5M Stag's Head Among Stolen Antiquities Hedge Fund Manager Must Return, Prosecutor Says
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Handcuffing police response creating a local mental health crisis
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Following CNN firing, Chris Cuomo exits SiriusXM radio show
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Devin Nunes says he's leaving Congress by the end of the year
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State issues new law to standardize collection, tracking of rape kits
Wisconsin officials are taking steps to curb the backlock of rape test kits with a new collection and tracking system.
I Finally Joined The Wing. It’s Full of Men Now.
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New York Times op-ed widely mocked for fearing her free little library is contributing to gentrification
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Drake Removes Himself From Competition for 2022 Grammy Awards
The superstar rapper and singer, long a critic of the awards, was nominated in two categories, best rap album and best rap performance.
German aquarium fish get special St. Nick treat
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Trump allies are angling for election jobs up and down the ballot. That could have consequences in 2024
As former President Donald Trump prepares for a potential comeback bid in 2024, his allies are flocking to election jobs all the way down to the local level in key battleground states, raising new concerns that the election officials who blocked Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election won't be there the next time around.
Drake is ‘Way 2 Sexy’ for Grammys: He canceled his 2021 nominations
Drake is “Way 2 Sexy” for the Grammys. The Canadian musician has sensationally withdrawn, according to Variety, his two Grammy nominations from the upcoming 2022 Awards show. Drake, 35, was nominated for Best Rap Album for his record “Certified Lover Boy” and Best Rap Performance for his track “Way 2 Sexy.” When reached by The...
Rep. Devin Nunes to retire after midterms, plans to head Trump social media platform
Rep. Devin Nunes, a key ally of former President Donald Trump, will not run for re-election in 2022, a source with knowledge of his plans confirmed to The Post.
Judge in Daunte Wright Trial Won't Allow Description of His Actions in Jury Instructions
A Minnesota judge rejected the defense's requests to list Daunte Wright's actions as violent crimes in the jury instructions.