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Humans should thank ancient Scottish fish fossils for joy of sex

Scientists have found that the act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armored fishes, called placoderms, 385 million years ago.

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Comet makes rare close pass by Mars as spacecraft watch

Comet Siding Spring on Sunday made a rare, close pass by Mars where a fleet of robotic science probes were poised for studies.

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Charges are brought in the death of 3-year-old at homeless shelter

One day after a Brooklyn toddler was killed in an alleged beating by her stepfather, public officials called for an investigation by the New York City Department of Homeless Services.

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NYPD: Man found hanging in Brooklyn subway station

A man was found hanging inside a Brooklyn subway station on Saturday morning, police said. The man, who still had […]

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Only church destroyed in 9/11 set to rebuild

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the only house of worship destroyed during the terrorist attacks on 9/11, held a groundbreaking […]

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Man jumps from apartment building near Times Square

A man died on Saturday morning after jumping from an apartment building near Times Square. Shortly before 9 a.m. the […]

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