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Every breath you take contains a molecule of history
In 'Caesar’s Last Breath', best-selling author Sam Kean tells vivid stories about the gases we can’t see.
This glass frog wears its heart for all to see
A newly discovered glass frog species has skin so clear that it reveals most of the animal’s internal organs, including the heart.
Scientists spy on the secret inner life of bacteria
New images reveal the inner workings of bacteria.
Flight demands may have steered the evolution of bird egg shape
An analysis of nearly 50,000 bird eggs finds a link between a species’ egg shape and flight ability.
When should babies sleep in their own rooms?
A new study offers support to sleep-starved parents by suggesting that babies age 6 months and older sleep longer when in their own bedroom.
Bones make hormones that communicate with the brain and other organs
Bones send out hormone signals that chat with other parts of the body, studies in mice show. What influence these hormones have in people, though, remain a mystery.

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Steven Mnuchin marries Louise Linton
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin married Scottish actress and producer Louise Linton at Washington's Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Saturday night.
At least 135 killed in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
At least 135 people were killed in eastern Pakistan Sunday when an overturned oil tanker exploded as people attempted to collect spilling fuel in containers.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 25, 2017
On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces invaded South Korea.
Paul Broadhurst holds Champions' lead
Paul Broadhurst recorded two late birdies to maintain a two-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open in Madison, Wis.
So Yeon Ryu records blistering 61 in Arkansas
So Yeon Ryu shot a tournament-record 10-under-par 61 on Saturday to seize a five-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship in Rogers, Ark.
NASCAR: Kurt Busch recalls stellar Sonoma run in 2012
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service

Germany News

Merkel rival Martin Schulz fights to stem popularity plunge
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief challenger in September elections, Martin Schulz, faces a party congress on Sunday where he will be pressed for a strategy to reverse his plunging popularity.
Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive
Germany had its first taste of panda mania on Saturday as two furry ambassadors arrived from China to begin a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo.
Helmut Kohl's son calls funeral plans 'unworthy' of legacy
The elder son of Germany's legendary chancellor Helmut Kohl, who died last week, called on Friday the plans for his father's funeral "unworthy" of a man considered the father of German reunification, further enflaming a family feud with his stepmother.
Police seize weapons and ammo during raid on far-right scene
Special forces raided several addresses in north and east Germany on Friday, confiscating weapons from what they allege is an extremist right-wing group.
UK's offer on EU citizens' rights was bare minimum, says Merkel's deputy
Germany's foreign minister said Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May's opening offer on guaranteeing EU citizens' rights after Brexit was "the minimum".
Dementia sufferer murders wife, then forgets he killed her
An 82-year-old man has murdered his wife and forgotten that he killed her, according the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ).