Canada town grieves after road crash decimates youth team

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HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan – This shattered town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team’s home arena Sunday night for a vigil, filing up entry steps Read More

Father locked disabled son in wooden cage for two decades, police say

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A police vehicle carrying Yoshitane Yamasaki leaves Sanda Police Station on Monday. (Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP) A 73-year-old man who allegedly locked his disabled son in a wooden cage for more than two decades was arrested Saturday in Japan, authorities said. Yoshitane Yamasak told police he kept his son, now 42 years old, in Read More

This 4,000-year-old mummy just solved a century-old mystery

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The mummy of King Tutankhamon in his tomb discovered by Howard Carter in 1922, in the Valley of the Kings.  (Barry Iverson/Alamy) A team of forensic scientists has managed to extract DNA from a 4,000-year-old mummy, and their finding has solved a century-old mystery of its ransacked tomb. The Egyptian mummy wasn’t a fully preserved corpse, but Read More