Evans, Phua make semifinals in Zagreb

Evans, Phua make semifinals in Zagreb

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Late entrant David Evans and qualifier Bjorn Phau had wins Friday that lifted them into the semifinals of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament.
The Issue: Should marijuana be regulated like alcohol?

The Issue: Should marijuana be regulated like alcohol?

A domino effect driven by more available information is expanding acceptance of and support for reform the U.S. marijuana policy, whether for medical or adult recreational use.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

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2,000 fans sleep over at Rangers park

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 12 (UPI) -- More than 2,000 fans camped on the outfield grass of the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, as part of the First Fan Sleepover, organizers said.
Paleontologists identify new species of 'bone-headed' dinosaur

Paleontologists identify new species of 'bone-headed' dinosaur

TORONTO, May 7 (UPI) -- Paleontologists have named a new species of "bone-headed" dinosaur from Canada, so called for a domed skull above its eyes that was almost 2 inches thick.
Fossils give clues to dino development

Fossils give clues to dino development

TORONTO, April 10 (UPI) -- Paleontologists working in China say the discovery of the oldest collection of fossilized dinosaur embryos to date is yielding clues to dinosaur development.

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Duke, lacrosse players settle out of court

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Duke University and 38 former members of its lacrosse team notified a federal judge they settled a players' lawsuit out of court, both sides announced.
'Alien' horned dinosaur found in Canada

'Alien' horned dinosaur found in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Canadian researchers say they have identified fossils found more than 50 years ago as a new species of horned dinosaur that roamed Alberta 78 million years ago.

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Ancient dinosaur nest in S. Africa studied

WITWATERSRAND, Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Paleontologists say an ancient dinosaur nesting site in South Africa, the oldest ever discovered, gives clues to their complex reproductive behaviors.
U2's Edge loses development bid

U2's Edge loses development bid

MALIBU, Calif., June 17 (UPI) -- A five-mansion development plan along a ridgeline above Malibu, Calif., proposed by U2 guitarist the Edge was rejected by the California Coastal Commission.

Physicists say early universe like liquid

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- European researchers at CERN's Large Hadron Collider say experiments show the very early universe was not only very hot and dense but behaved like a hot liquid.

Teens allegedly attempted pot theft

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Authorities in Upstate New York said a homeowner who allegedly caught two teens trying to burglarize his garage may face marijuana-growing charges.
Lawyers suggest another Caylee suspect

Lawyers suggest another Caylee suspect

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Casey Anthony's attorneys allege the man who found the remains of Anthony's daughter, Caylee, in Orange County, Fla., may be responsible for the child's death.

Dinosaur head crest function is determined

ATHENS, Ohio, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. and Canadian scientists say they've determined the bony crests on the heads of duck-billed dinosaurs might have been used for communication.

Duke settles with 3 lacrosse players

DURHAM, N.C., June 18 (UPI) -- Duke University officials said Monday they have settled with three of the North Carolina school's lacrosse team players falsely accused of rape.

Duke lacrosse players given extra year

INDIANAPOLIS, May 30 (UPI) -- The NCAA Wednesday granted 33 players from the 2006 Duke men's lacrosse team an extra year of eligibility.

Charges dropped in Duke lacrosse case

RALEIGH, N.C., April 11 (UPI) -- North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is dropping sexual assault and kidnapping charges against three former Duke University lacrosse players. David Evans, Collin Finnerty and Reade Seligmann were accused of sexually assaulting an exotic dancer at an

Lawyers in Duke case happy with change

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Defense lawyers in the Duke lacrosse rape case said after a meeting Tuesday with North Carolina prosecutors they are happy to be dealing with professionals.

DNA expert: Withholding info was big error

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A forensic scientist says he should have reported earlier that he found DNA of other men on a North Carolina woman who accused Duke lacrosse players of rape.

Rape charge out in Duke case; others stand

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Rape charges were dropped Friday against three Duke University lacrosse players, although they still face other charges in North Carolina.

Research supports 'Snowball Earth' theory

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A U.S. study finds Earth's magnetic field has changed little during 2,000 million years, lending support to the "Snowball Earth" hypothesis.

Student: Rape claim has ruined lives

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- One of the three former Duke University lacrosse team members accused of rape says the claim is false and has ruined the students' lives.

Bale set to meet with Russell at '3:10'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Actor Christian Bale is set to co-star with fellow thespian Russell Crowe in the remake of the classic U.S. western film "3:10 to Yuma."
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