BERLIN (AP) In a story Oct. 8 about ancient migration to Africa, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Eurasian migrants’ DNA spread to all parts of African continent, citing researchers who had published a scientific paper on the subject. The researchers have acknowledged making a mistake in their computational analysis and published a revised version of their paper.
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WASHINGTON—A U.S. magistrate’s order for Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone used by the gunman in the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. sets up an extraordinary legal fight with implications for ordinary consumers and digital privacy.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The 1962 N.Y. Mets, the mid-’70s Tampa Bay Bucs, and the current Philadelphia 76ers have nothing on Casey Mears.
The nephew of four-time Indianapolis 500 champ Rick Mears, Casey has a tortured losing streak that is closing in on 300 races.
HILLSDALE, N.J. A postmaster seems dumbfounded in a 911 call he made to get help for a New Jersey letter carrier who was trapped inside his truck by several wild turkeys.
The incident played out Tuesday in Hillsdale. The audio was released Wednesday.
NEW YORK ‚Bombardier says it is cutting approximately 7,000 jobs, or about 11 per cent of its total workforce.
The company said the 7,000 job cuts will include production and non-production employees, with 2,000 of the positions being contractors. It has 64,000 employees globally.
SANTIAGO, Chile—Scientists say an estimated 150,000 Adelie penguins have been wiped out on Antarctica’s Cape Denison in the five years since a giant iceberg blocked their main access to food.
LOS ANGELES—Taylor Swift’s official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling “1989” album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year.
Swift was shocked when she won the night’s top prize, beating out Kendrick Lamar, Chris Stapleton, Alabama Shakes, and the Weeknd.
TORONTO—The Golden State Warriors are chasing history.
Everyone else in the NBA is chasing them.
The defending champs have been so dominant that they already could be a 50-win team this weekend.
And unless opponents start figuring out a way to slow Stephen Curry and the league’s most potent offence, they could be the best team ever by the time they’re done.
CHICAGO—The sell-out crowd chanted “M-V-P! M-V-P!” and Patrick Kane cracked a wry grin.
It was a sweet ending to a difficult homestand for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Kane had a goal and three assists as the Blackhawks stopped a three-game slide with a dominant 7-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs last night.
CHICAGO Written by hand, the autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly describe why the Valentine’s Day massacre of 1929 is still considered Chicago’s most infamous gangland killing.