Updated 6:02 am PDT, Saturday, March 23, 2019 U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters pose for a photo on a rooftop overlooking Baghouz, Syria, after the SDF declared the area free of Islamic State militants after months of fighting on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The elimination of the last Islamic State stronghold in Baghouz brings to a close a … [Read more...] about The Latest: US diplomat says anti-IS campaign not over
Updated 7:53 am CDT, Saturday, March 23, 2019 Protesters gather during a rally in Paris, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, in an effort to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in Paris. less Protesters gather during a rally in Paris, Saturday, March 23, 2019. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Thousands of yellow vests marching through Paris
PUBLISHED: 12:53 23 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:53 23 March 2019 Flooding at Walcott, north Norfolk in January. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk Flood alerts are in place along the Norfolk coast with a warning of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 7pm and 9pm this evening, Saturday, March 23. Flooding at Walcott in … [Read more...] about Flood alerts in place along Norfolk coast
When geologist William King introduced a new species of human, Homo neanderthalensis, to the European scientific community in 1864, he wasn't very generous toward our extinct evolutionary cousins. "I feel myself constrained to believe that the thoughts and desires which once dwelt within it never soared beyond those of a brute," King concluded after examining the skull that … [Read more...] about How Smart Were Neanderthals?
Astronomers peered into the dusky bulge of the Milky Way and found some of the oldest known stars in the universe. In a study to be published in the April 2019 issue of the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, researchers analyzed a cluster of old, dim stars called HP1, located about 21,500 light-years away from Earth in the gut of our galaxy's central … [Read more...] about Astronomers Find Fossils of Early Universe Stuffed in Milky Way’s Bulge