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British family ‘traumatized’ after being detained by US immigration

British family ‘traumatized’ after being detained by US immigration

A British family has filed a complaint with the the Department of Homeland Security over their detention by US immigration officials after crossing the US border while vacationing in British Columbia, Canada earlier this month, the family’s lawyers said on Tuesday. The family, which includes a three-month-old baby, said they have been “traumatized” by the…MORE

How to help Syrian refugees in latest crisis

How to help Syrian refugees in latest crisis

The crisis in northern Syria is only getting worse. Hundreds of thousands of people are trying to escape the fighting as colder weather sets in. Syria is already facing the largest displacement crisis in the world, according to the United Nations. More than a dozen aid agencies have signed a joint letter to UN Security…MORE

Bronze Age warrior’s belongings recovered from famous battlefield

Bronze Age warrior’s belongings recovered from famous battlefield

About 3,300 years ago, a terrible battle raged in Germany’s Tollense Valley. The Bronze Age site has been excavated since its discovery in 2008 and every bone and artifact adds to the tragic narrative of what unfolded on the battlefield. To date, more than 12,000 human bones have been found and identified as belonging to…MORE

What each candidate must do in tonight’s debate — Meanwhile in America

What each candidate must do in tonight’s debate — Meanwhile in America

The CNN/New York Times presidential debate tonight in Ohio will be the most pivotal moment yet in the Democratic race. The clash among 12 candidates will highlight growing vulnerabilities among front-runners and offer outsiders one of a dwindling number of chances to break through. Here’s what each major candidate must do: Sign up here for…MORE

Interstellar comet fits right in with our solar system

Interstellar comet fits right in with our solar system

It’s only the second observed “interloper” to cross into our solar system, but interstellar comet 21/Borisov looks incredibly similar to our own comets based on new observations by astronomers. They’re also learning new details about the comet, like the fact that it has a reddish hue, according to a new study. And after detecting the…MORE

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Ever since Donald Trump became president, critics have worried that his rudimentary knowledge of global affairs, erratic decisions and politicized foreign policy would get people killed. It’s happening now. “You are leaving us to be slaughtered,” Gen. Mazloum Kobani Abdi, commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US official last week. Trump’s…MORE

Water at the moon’s south pole may be more recent, study says

Water at the moon’s south pole may be more recent, study says

The return of humans to the moon, as well as ongoing robotic missions, may require using resources already on the lunar surface. The moon’s south pole is of particular interest because of ice deposits in craters there. Unfortunately, India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission lost communication while attempting to soft land a rover on the moon’s south…MORE

Piranha swap out their old teeth with new set waiting in a ‘crypt’

Piranha swap out their old teeth with new set waiting in a ‘crypt’

Piranha teeth have the tough task of crunching bone and shredding flesh and, like well-used kitchen knives, they dull over time. Since they have no way to sharpen their teeth, piranhas lose and regrow all of the teeth on one side several times over their lifespan. A new analysis of piranha teeth revealed that a…MORE

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