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94 articles published


The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2019

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real ... or could they? There are, in fact, a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change their hosts' behavior — and ...

Brexit translates to 'challenge' for European Union interpreters

World Nov 1, 2019

Brexit translates to 'challenge' for European Union interpreters

English as a common language has in recent years scaled the heights of the European Union's 24-floor Tower of Babel, but will Brexit loosen its grip? London's political influence in Brussels may be slipping, but the language of Shakespeare is still in constant use. It was ...

Display of 'comfort women' artwork canceled in Japan

National Nov 1, 2019

Display of 'comfort women' artwork canceled in Japan

The city government of Ise, Mie Prefecture, has decided against displaying a piece of artwork that features an image of a statue of a girl symbolizing "comfort women" at an ongoing exhibition, it was learned Thursday. The city board of education, which hosts the art ...

Antlers strengthen hold on first place by beating Reds

Soccer / J. League Nov 1, 2019

Antlers strengthen hold on first place by beating Reds

The Kashima Antlers strengthened their title bid by beating Urawa Reds 1-0 on Friday, with Serginho poaching the winner shortly after entering as a second-half substitute. The grudge match at Kashima Stadium saw the two longtime rivals and recent Asian Champions League winners do battle ...

Royals bring in Mike Matheny as new manager

Baseball / MLB Nov 1, 2019

Royals bring in Mike Matheny as new manager

Mike Matheny walked through the doors of Kauffman Stadium a year ago to take a job as a special adviser with the Kansas City Royals, an out-of-the-spotlight position that allowed him to take stock of his career and his shortcomings. He had been fired by ...

Jimmy Garoppolo throws four TDs as 49ers move to 8-0

More Sports / Football Nov 1, 2019

Jimmy Garoppolo throws four TDs as 49ers move to 8-0

San Francisco's game-manager turned into quite the game-changer in an impressive performance. Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 317 yards and four touchdowns on a night his team's vaunted defense wasn't at its best, and the San Francisco 49ers reached the halfway point of their season undefeated, ...

Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Tennis Nov 1, 2019

Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka for the 19th time in 22 meetings, winning 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The two players share 22 Grand Slams, but Nadal has 19 of them and once again established a stranglehold on his Swiss ...

Canada edges Japan in exhibition series opener

Baseball Nov 1, 2019

Canada edges Japan in exhibition series opener

Canada drew first blood in a two-game exhibition series against Japan on Thursday, jumping on starter Shun Yamaguchi for an early lead before holding on for a 6-5 victory. Canadian starter Phillippe Aumont got the win in the series opener at Okinawa Cellular Stadium after ...