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Scientists have discovered the DNA of microbes that seem to be primitive archaea, but with a lot more genes — typical of complicated creatures.
Public school students in three cities were asked about bullying in the 5th, 7th and 10th grades. 4,300 students surveyed said they were bullied, especially at younger ages.
The deal reached late Wednesday will put Netanyahu at the head of a narrow coalition, controlling just 61 seats in the 120-member parliament.
At least four companies said they received approval for ferry licenses. It's been five decades since ferry service between the U.S. and island has been offered.
This latest development about an earlier flight appears to support the assumption that the crash was not only deliberate but also premeditated.
Announcing his selection of Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., Obama said America's armed forces must be ready to meet a broad range of challenges.
After the earthquake struck, they began using social media to find out the extent of the damage, who needs help — even where aid groups are setting up shop.
A video shot from the rescue ship and obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press provides a glimpse of the desperation of the tens of thousands of people trying to reach Europe on dinghies launched by human traffickers from Libya.
Uber is becoming more popular in China, but many drivers say they don't do it for the money. They say they like the human connection and the freedom.
Hillary Clinton's lawyer wrote to lawmakers Monday telling them she would agree to the request from a special panel investigating the September 2012 attacks that killed four Americans.
Brian Moore, who was in a coma after undergoing brain surgery following the Saturday evening shooting, was pronounced dead at a Queens hospital.
Western countries complained that Nepal's bureaucracy was keeping goods at warehouses. The Marines come with Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, which should make reaching remote areas easier.
The protest was mostly peaceful during the day, but by nightfall became violent with at least 20 officers hurt and "multiple protesters" arrested, police said.
Pope Francis on Saturday praised the zeal of an 18th-century Franciscan missionary he will make a saint when he visits the United States this fall but whom Native Americans say brutally converted indigenous people to Christianity.
Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.
Stephanie Rawlings-Black announced via Twitter that she has rescinded the curfew effective immediately.