Acute toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease carried by cats, may be a much more severe illness than previously understood, researchers in New Zealand said.
A Chicago prosecutor has been charged in a fracas at an adult store that included biting an employee on the leg.
Elections officials in Utah said Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich may be left off the primary ballot because his campaign's check bounced.
DNA studies suggest all cattle are descended from as few as 80 animals domesticated from wild ox in the Near East some 10,500 years ago, researchers report.
A British collector of wild bird eggs, who has already served several jail terms, was given six months Tuesday for robbing nests of endangered species.
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Paint company Tnemec said the newly refurbished water tower in Hollywood, Fla., was chosen to be the cover image of its new calendar.
The body of a climber who fell ill scaling California's Mount Shasta and died in a snow cave near the summit was recovered Thursday, authorities said.
The ancestors of modern-day Europeans likely were farmers and not hunter-gatherers, British researchers said.
British researchers have determined the ability to digest the milk sugar lactose evolved in central European dairy farming communities about 7,500 years ago.
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