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Scientists Find the Skull of Humanity’s Ancestor, on a Computer

By comparing fossils and CT scans, researchers say they have reconstructed the skull of the last common forebear of modern humans.
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Biden no longer traveling to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination
The convention will have invited speakers appear remotely from their home states.
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Ex-Atlanta Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Sues Mayor and Police Chief Over His Firing
Garret Rolfe, who faces 11 charges, including felony murder, claims his firing violated his constitutional rights
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In Abrupt Reversal, President Trump Encourages Vote by Mail in Key Battleground State
Trump's encouragement of mail-in voting comes only days after threatening to sue Nevada over a new vote-by-mail law
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1990s kids loved the dark cartoon 'Ren & Stimpy.' Comedy Central is bringing it back
A reimagining of the iconic '90s Nickelodeon series "The Ren & Stimpy Show" is headed to Comedy Central.
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Joe Biden scraps plans to accept nomination at DNC over COVID-19 fears
Joe Biden will no longer travel to Wisconsin to formally accept the Democratic Nomination at a scaled-back convention in Milwaukee later this month, according to a report Wednesday. The 77-year-old scrapped the plans amid concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, per a tweet from Bloomberg News reporter Tyler Pager. The decision comes after President Trump...
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Mark and Jay Duplass Continue HBO Partnership with ‘The Lady and the Dale’ Docuseries
The doc tells the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.
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Biden scraps plans to travel to Milwaukee for nomination acceptance, citing coronavirus concerns
Joe Biden is no longer planning to travel to the Democratic convention site of Milwaukee to accept the party's presidential nomination, citing coronavirus concerns. 
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SEC reportedly zooms in on Kodak loan disclosure
Stock surge followed by announcement of lucrative pharma deal reportedly prompts SEC investigation into inside trading
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Tropical Storm Isaias' fierce winds toss NYC flood barriers on city streets, injure person
As Tropical Storm Isaias blasted New York City on Tuesday and left millions without power, the storm's fierce sents sent barriers meant to protect from flooding into city streets.
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Ammonium nitrate may have sparked the Beirut explosion. It happened in Texas, in 1947, too
Lebanon's government has blamed a large quantity of poorly stored ammonium nitrate for the huge blast that rocked its capital, Beirut. What is this chemical, and why did it explode?
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What is ammonium nitrate and why did it explode?
Lebanon's government has blamed a large quantity of poorly stored ammonium nitrate for the huge blast that rocked its capital, Beirut, killing scores of people and devastating swathes of the city. What is this chemical, and why did it explode?
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Georgia school reopenings: Elementary student tests positive for coronavirus, student crowds raise questions
A Georgia elementary school has shut down a classroom after a second-grade student tested positive for the coronavirus just two days into the new academic year, while photos of students packed close together have raised questions over safety policies for in-person learning.
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Flea's former home outside of Griffith Park sells for $3.45 million
A few weeks after listing, the former home of Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has sold for $3.45 million in Los Feliz.
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Kaia Gerber mourns the death of Frank Ocean’s brother
Ryan Breaux and Ezekiel “Zeek” Bishop died in a car accident on Sunday.
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FBI serves search warrants at Jake Paul's Calabasas mansion amid scandals
The FBI said no arrests were planned after raiding the YouTuber's home Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation.
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Celebrity stylist Dani Michelle teams with Missguided for cool-girl collection
It's Kourtney Kardashian-approved.
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Broncos' Von Miller laments failing to stand taller with Colin Kaepernick in racial injustice protests
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller said Tuesday he feels like he could have done more to support Colin Kaepernick and his protest against police brutality and social injustice.
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Reynolds and Lively apologize for plantation wedding
"What we saw at the time was a wedding venue on Pinterest. What we saw after was a place built upon devastating tragedy," Reynolds said.
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‘Love Island’ Season 2 Sets Premiere Date on CBS
The reality show will film in a sequestered bubble at a Las Vegas hotel to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination
Joe Biden is no longer expected to accept the Democratic presidential nomination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the Democratic National Convention, three officials confirmed to CNN.
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& Other Stories used a racial slur for the internal name of a hat. Employees are furious
An internal photo uploaded to a product overview system named a purple hat as 'Nigga Lab Beanie,' last month at clothing company & Other Stories. Upon complaint from employees, they issued a companywide apology and the caption was never made public. The company said it is investigating how the hat was named with the racial slur. Parent company H&M group CEO Helena Helmersson says the team including the responsible managers have been suspended during the probe. The product has also been canceled.
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'No Words': After Enormous Explosion Rips Beirut, A Search For Answers
In Lebanon's devastated capital, an essential question looms over a stockpile of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate: Why was it there?
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Nurse hailed as hero after pulling three newborns out of a hospital hit by Beirut blast
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5 dead, including 2 children, in suspected arson at Denver home
Five people, including two children, were found dead in a house fire in Denver that evidence shows was intentionally set, authorities said. Denver Fire Department Capt. Greg Pixley said investigators made the gruesome find after putting out the overnight blaze in the city’s Green Valley Ranch section, where the bodies of three adults and two...
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Democratic donor Ed Buck facing new charges for prostitution linked to overdose deaths
Disgraced Democratic donor Ed Buck has been charged with four more felonies, including enticing victims to travel interstate for prostitution.
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It was torture for Mike Trout to leave wife, newborn behind
Mike Trout is already back with the Los Angeles Angels, but it wasn’t easy for him to leave home. After missing four games because of the birth of his son, the three-time AL MVP returned to action Tuesday night, leaving behind his wife Jessica and newborn son Beckham Aaron Trout. “It was really, really hard,...
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Flock of seagulls swarms beachgoer in latest snack attack
This could be a bonus scene from Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds."
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Eight years after washing out of UFC, Dustin Jacoby ready to go on big run
Dustin Jacoby had a taste of UFC life, but it didn't last long. Eight years later, he'll get to try it again.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32 free fight: Derrick Lewis rallies to stop Marcin TyburaDuncan French named as new head of UFC Performance InstituteDana White's Contender's Series 27: Grading the winners 
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Joe Biden bristles at reporter when asked about taking a cognitive test
Joe Biden bristled Wednesday when asked about his cognitive ability, snapping back at CBS reporter Errol Barnett.        
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I Caught My Husband Looking at Pornhub. Isn’t That the Same as Adultery?
I’m tired of him cheating on me with his phone.
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Trump slams Black Lives Matter organization as ‘Marxist group’
President Trump said Wednesday that Black Lives Matter is “a Marxist group that is not looking for good things for our country.” Trump said in a “Fox & Friends” interview that he questions the “air of great respectability” for Black Lives Matter after two months of national unrest over the killing of George Floyd by...
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"Beirut is gone": Residents emerge from rubble stunned and wounded
Explosions kill at least 100 people and injure more than 4,000. The number of dead was expected to rise as rescuers sifted through the rubble.
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Donald Trump Jr. opposes controversial Alaska mine that could disrupt critical salmon fishery
Donald Trump Jr. and Vice President Mike Pence's former top aide are calling on the Trump administration to block a controversial gold and copper mine proposed in Alaska that the Obama administration said would cause permanent damage to a critical salmon fishery.
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Black New Yorkers with a college degree earn $21,900 less a year than their white counterparts
Creating a life of financial security in New York City is notoriously daunting. A new report suggests that the effort New Yorkers are putting into that goal isn’t paying off equally. At all levels of education, Black residents earn less than their white counterparts, according to an analysis released Wednesday by New York City’s Department...
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Glimmer of hope from Beirut as nurse is seen with newborn babies
A nurse was pictured carrying three newborn babies at Al Roum Hospital in Beirut in the aftermath of the blast that rocked the Lebanese capital.
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Satellite images of explosion show massive crater at port
• See devastating aftermath of deadly blast • Videos show moment of massive explosion
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Satellite images of Beirut explosion show massive crater at port
Satellite images, obtained by CNN from Planet Labs Inc., show a massive crater at the site of Tuesday's explosion in Beirut's port.
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Tiffany Haddish and Common are officially dating
Tiffany Haddish has confirmed that she and Common are in a relationship.
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Trump's Axios interview blasted by late-night comics
Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon took shots at President Trump's defense of his coronavirus response during an interview with Axios on HBO.
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Former XFL linebacker asks whether Eminem will bring team to Detroit
A former XFL linebacker asked a legendary rapper on social media whether he was going to get his own team after Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was part of a group that bought the league Monday.
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A Study Shows Children Can Carry Tons of Virus. What Does That Mean for Schools?
For starters, the study shows high viral loads in kids under five, which is below school age.
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Marsha Blackburn rips Dems after Antifa hearing: Failure to condemn violence is 'unbelievable'
Democrats' failure to condemn violence by Antifa is “unbelievable,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., said on Wednesday.
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Trump Campaign Files Lawsuit Challenging Nevada Vote-By-Mail Law as Unconstitutional
"This unconstitutional legislation implements the exact universal vote-by-mail system President Trump has been warning against for months, making it nearly impossible for every Nevada voter’s ballot to count," Trump 2020 Senior Legal Advisor Jenna Ellis said in a statement.
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Michelle Obama: Trump Administration Hypocrisy Giving Me 'Low-Grade Depression'
Wednesday, on her new podcast former first lady Michelle Obama, said she is "dealing with some form of low-grade depression," because of the quarantine, racial strife, and "seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out."
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Yates: Comey went 'rogue' with Flynn interview
Former deputy attorney general Sally Yates told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that when the FBI interviewed then-incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn in January 2017, it was done without her authorization, and that she was upset when she found out about it.
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What Does Capitalizing White Really Change About Reporting on Whiteness?
White experiences are presumed universal. Will one uppercase letter change that?
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Elusive Shetland Orcas captured on film, creating once-in-a-lifetime moment
After nine long years, a photographer was able to capture the footage of a lifetime, getting the elusive orca whale on camera.
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‘Mulan’ Is Coming to Disney+ For $30, But Is It Worth the Price?
Disney+ is getting down to business.
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