Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A core of ice age sediment from northern Greenland has yielded the world’s oldest sequences of DNA. The 2 million-year-old DNA samples revealed the now largely lifeless polar region was once home to … Read more

Gulf of Mexico plane crash: Tragic details after Australian couple, daughter dies off Florida coast

An Australian girl was at a sleepover with a friend when her parents and sister were killed in a light plane crash Florida, it can be revealed. Queensland man Christian Kath, 42, his wife Misty Kath, 43, and their 12-year-old daughter Lily were flying over the Gulf of Mexico when they crashed on Saturday evening. … Read more

Donovan Mitchell, Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers score, LeBron James, Anthony Davis flu, stats, box score

For so long it was LeBron James who was dominating visiting teams at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. But this is a new era in Cleveland and Donovan Mitchell is now the one leading the way. Mitchell took over to make a statement as the Cleveland Cavaliers took down the Los Angeles Lakers 116-112 on Wednesday. Mitchell … Read more

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud today in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business. Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president. (Source: Associated Press) The guilty verdict came on the second day of deliberations following a trial … Read more

Raphael Warnock will win the Georgia Senate runoff, CNN projects, in the final midterm rebuke of Trump’s influence

CNN — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock will win Georgia’s Senate runoffCNN projects, giving Democrats greater leverage in the Senate next year and delivering a critical blow to former President Donald Trump after a defeat of yet another one of his hand-picked candidates. With Warnock’s defeat of Republican challenger Herschel Walker, Democrats will control 51 seats … Read more

Measles outbreak in central Ohio grows to more than 50 children, driven by ‘lack of vaccination’

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, with many of them needing hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against measles. Since the start of the outbreak in November, at least 58 measles cases have been … Read more

5 things to watch in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate race

CNN — The final drama of the 2022 midterm elections is coming to a head in Georgia on Tuesdayas Peach State voters – for the second time in as many years – cast ballots in a high-stakes US Senate runoff. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock was the leading vote-getter in the November general election, over Republican … Read more

Hawaii volcano: State activates National Guard as lava from Mauna Loa slowly inches closer to critical highway

CNN — Officials in Hawaii have activated the state’s National Guard to help in the response to the eruption of Mauna Loawhose lava has been steadily oozing toward a critical highway for days. The fountains of lava that have been shooting from the volcano over the past week are not a threat to communities or … Read more

News, scores, results, Andrew Nembhard, Indiana Pacers defeat Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers double OT loss to Houston Rockets, James Harden return, Joel Embiid

An undermanned Indiana Pacers have stunned the Golden State Warriors on the road in a 112-104 win behind a monstrous explosion from rookie Andrew Nembhard. Matched up on Steph Curry for most of the game, Nembhard finished with 31 points, five triples, eight rebounds and 13 assists – all career highs – to lead a … Read more

Brooklyn Nets, Nike cut Kyrie Irving, anti-Semitic controversy, sneaker free agency, Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant, shoe deal

Nike has officially parted ways with Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving, following the now infamous anti-Semitic controversy, according to a statement released by the company. “Kyrie Irving is no longer a Nike athlete,” a Nike spokesperson said. In a move that was predicted following comments made by Nike founder Phil Knight in an interview with … Read more