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- Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Say
published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:39:00 -0500
Although humans are blamed for the extinction of the dog-like Australian marsupial some 80 years ago, researchers say its problems may have started more than 70,000 years ago.(Image credit: Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images)
- Edwin Lee, San Francisco's First Asian-American Mayor, Dies At 65
published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:37:00 -0500
Mayor Edwin Lee was not known to be ill; he reportedly died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Lee had been in office since 2012.
- Investigators Probe Explosion In New York City Pedestrian Tunnel
published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:28:00 -0500
Several people were injured when a man detonated what's being called a "low-tech" explosive device. Police are calling it an attempted terror attack, and the alleged bomber is in custody.
- Voters Will Decide Closely Watched Alabama Senate Race
published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:27:00 -0500
GOP nominee Roy Moore, who defeated incumbent GOP Sen. Luther Strange in the primary, faces off against Democrat Doug Jones. The seat was vacated by Sen. Jeff Sessions who became attorney general.
- For December, Forget Wrapping Presents And Treat Yourself To These 3 Romances
published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:00:12 -0500