May 2018
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

82 articles published/printed


How does a 1-ton dino hatch its eggs? Carefully

/ May 17, 2018

How does a 1-ton dino hatch its eggs? Carefully

Most dinosaurs buried their eggs and hoped for the best, but some species — including a few hefty ones — built nests and pampered unhatched offspring much as birds do today, researchers reported Wednesday. Which raises an intriguing question: How did creatures nearly as heavy ...

OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

May 17, 2018

OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

A global arms watchdog Wednesday confirmed that chlorine was "likely used as a chemical weapon" in a February attack on the Syrian town of Saraqeb. A fact-finding mission by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons determined that "chlorine was released from cylinders by ...

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

/ May 17, 2018

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim was freed from custody Wednesday after receiving a royal pardon, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory. Anwar, 70, was convicted of sodomy in 2015 in a case he said was aimed at ...

Racist 'alt-right' movement reeling after string of setbacks

| May 17, 2018

Racist 'alt-right' movement reeling after string of setbacks

Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex scandal. Matthew Heimbach's jail sentence for a ...

May 17, 2018

Trump keeps a dangerous promise

Contrary to the president's claims, the move will make peace harder to reach and will likely embolden hardliners on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian divide.

Japan-China relationship is on the mend

/ May 17, 2018

Japan-China relationship is on the mend

by Masahiro Kohara

Momentum can change trends in international relations. A series of summits in Panmunjom and Tokyo has created growing momentum toward dialogue and peace rather than pressure and tension. In April, the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work with the United States and China ...

Yokozuna Kakuryu upset on fourth day of Summer Basho

/ May 17, 2018

Yokozuna Kakuryu upset on fourth day of Summer Basho

Kakuryu suffered his first loss on Wednesday, while fellow yokozuna Hakuho remained unbeaten at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. In the day's penultimate bout, No. 2 maegashira Shohozan (1-3) defeated yokozuna Kakuryu (3-1) in the biggest upset of the fourth day at the 15-day meet ...

Shohei Ohtani replica sets sell out on first day

/ May 17, 2018

Shohei Ohtani replica sets sell out on first day

Japanese sporting goods maker Asics Corp. said Wednesday that all of its limited-edition replica baseball gear sets of Los Angeles Angels pitching-slugging sensation Shohei Ohtani sold out in one day. Asics offered 17 sets, a nod to his uniform number, and started accepting online reservations ...

Yu Darvish makes return as Cubs edge Braves

/ May 17, 2018

Yu Darvish makes return as Cubs edge Braves

Yu Darvish came off the 10-day disabled list and made his first start in two weeks Tuesday, but he was not involved in the decision in the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Darvish, who was out with the flu, was activated in ...

Japan to open Rugby World Cup against Russia after Romania thrown out

May 17, 2018

Japan to open Rugby World Cup against Russia after Romania thrown out

Japan will play Russia in the opening game of Rugby World Cup 2019 after Romania was essentially thrown out of the tournament for fielding an ineligible player during the qualifying process, World Rugby announced Wednesday. Romania, Spain and Belgium were all deducted points from the ...