PSU’s Ament among 5 lacrosse award finalists

WASHINGTON — Junior attackman Grant Ament of Penn State and Boston College star Sam Apuzzo are among the men’s and women’s finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top players in college lacrosse. Senior attackman Pat Spencer of Loyola and three other juniors — Yale faceoff ace TD Ierlan, Maryland attackman Jared Bernhardt, … Read morePSU’s Ament among 5 lacrosse award finalists

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How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years

Naming the victim In February 2018, investigators in Nevada heard about a method for identifying DNA developed by Colleen Fitzpatrick, a physicist turned forensic genealogist. They contracted the DNA Doe Project, an organization founded by Dr. Fitzpatrick and Margaret Press, a mystery writer and software developer. This was before GEDmatch, the genealogy database their investigation … Read moreHow Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years

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Afghan parliament adviser and former journalist killed in Kabul | Afghanistan News

Unidentified attackers killed an adviser to the country’s parliament in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, the government said.  Mina Mangal was on her way to work at about 7:30 am local time (03:00GMT) when assailants shot her at close range, the country’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement. Nusrat Rahimi, the ministry spokesman, … Read moreAfghan parliament adviser and former journalist killed in Kabul | Afghanistan News

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Zuckerberg says breaking up Facebook “isn’t going to help” – TechCrunch

With the look of someone betrayed, Facebook’s CEO has fired back at co-founder Chris Hughes and his brutal NYT op-ed calling for regulators to split up Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. “When I read what he wrote, my main reaction was that what he’s proposing that we do isn’t going to do anything to help solve … Read moreZuckerberg says breaking up Facebook “isn’t going to help” – TechCrunch

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Abortion rights advocates score a win in Kentucky but attacks are mounting nationally – ThinkProgress

A federal judge on Friday struck down a Kentucky law limiting abortion, handing a win to reproductive rights advocates after major setbacks this week in both Georgia and Alabama. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled on May 10 that a 2018 law passed in Kentucky banning an abortion procedure called dilation and evacuation (D&E) is … Read moreAbortion rights advocates score a win in Kentucky but attacks are mounting nationally – ThinkProgress

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