Ancient Horse DNA Shows Scythian Warriors Were Adept Domesticators - 27 Apr 2017 at 2:01pm - Modern genetic tools have provided new details of how domestication changes animals as they become entwined with humans.

No Bones About It: Scientists Recover Ancient DNA From Cave Dirt - 27 Apr 2017 at 2:00pm - With a new technique, German researchers isolated Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA from sediment alone, opening new possibilities in archaeology.

5 Hurdles to the Adoption of Trump?s Tax Plan This Year - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:37pm - It has obvious benefits for the rich but not the middle class, lobbyists don?t like parts of it, and its effect on Mr. Trump?s own taxes is unclear because he won?t release his returns.

News Analysis: Trump?s Losing Streak in Courts Traceable to Conservative Judges - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:28pm - Legal rulings cheered by Republicans when they set back the Obama administration are now causing some grief for the current White House occupant.

In Area Near Arkansas Prison, an Execution Is ?the One We?re Waiting On? - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:57pm - Kenneth D. Williams, the man sentenced to die last in Arkansas?s series of executions, murdered a man just beyond the prison compound.

Man Outside U.K. Parliament Carrying Knives Is Arrested - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:39pm - The 27-year-old was charged with planning a terrorist attack, rekindling anxiety about the deadly assault on March 22 that was also near Parliament.

Democrats to Oppose Spending Bill if G.O.P. Moves Against Health Act - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:38pm - The threat raised the possibility of a government shutdown, given that House Republicans have needed Democratic votes to pass spending measures in recent years.

An Offer You Can Refuse: Art of the Bluff: The Limits of Trump?s Negotiation ... - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:32pm - The risks and rewards of starting from an extreme negotiating position. (It?s trickier in politics than it is in business.)

Tech Tip: Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (Back) - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:23pm - If you?re tired of fumbling with the mouse to click the Back button on your browser to revisit the previous page, use a keyboard shortcut instead.

Challenging Hamas, Palestinian Authority Cuts Electricity Payments for Gaza - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:18pm - The West Bank group says it won?t pay for electricity that Israel supplies to Gaza, increasing pressure on its militant rivals there.

Merkel Warns Britain Against ?Illusions? About Post-?Brexit? Ties - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:57am - The chancellor said that Britain must negotiate its departure from the European Union before discussing future relations.

A Calmer Mexico Sees Trump Anew: as a ?Bluffer? at the Poker Table - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:57am - President Trump used to be able to anger Mexico easily, but leaders there have developed a thicker skin as they prepare to renegotiate Nafta with the United States.

An Artist?s Mythic Rebellion for the Venice Biennale - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:55am - Mark Bradford?s concern: How can he represent the United States when he no longer feels represented by his government?

Common Sense: Economists Fear Trump?s Tax Plan Only Heightens a ?Mountain of ... - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:54am - A president who campaigned as a fiscal scold offers a tax overhaul that many experts say would mean trillions in lost revenue, and new borrowing, in the next decade.

Agustín Edwards, Conservative Media Tycoon in Chile, Is Dead at 89 - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:50am - Mr. Edwards was heir to the company that published El Mercurio, an influential right-wing publication that helped overthrow Salvador Allende in 1973.

The BBC Kids and Their Parents Are Back, in a Cartoon - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:49am - A video that tickled the globe has inspired a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, couple to pitch an animated series. So far it?s only on YouTube.

Wheels: Shortage of Auto Mechanics Has Dealerships Taking Action - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:45am - Car companies have had to create special training and hiring programs to meet the need, and the jobs that are available can pay handsomely.

Philippines Moves to Shut Mines Accused of Polluting - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:42am - The plan would cut nickel production by half in the country, the world?s top nickel exporter. Mining companies are joined by indigenous tribes in opposing the plan.

James Earl Jones to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:30am - Mr. Jones, 86, has appeared in 20 Broadway plays since 1958 and has won two Tony Awards, for ?The Great White Hope? in 1969 and ?Fences? in 1987.

Michael Flynn Under Defense Dept. Investigation Over Foreign Payment - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:28am - The department?s inspector general is looking into whether the former top Trump adviser failed to get permission to receive the money.

He Tweeted About Chinese Government Corruption. Twitter Suspended His Account. - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:11am - Guo Wengui, an outspoken Chinese-born billionaire whom China views as a criminal, has alarmed Beijing with his public denunciations.

78 Rescued as Russian Naval Ship Sinks After Collision - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:54am - The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.

Amtrak Plans to Close Several Penn Station Tracks for Major Repairs - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:48am - The tracks will be closed during the workweek this summer, but the railroad?s chief executive refused to say how many tracks would be closed or for how long.

2 U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:45am - They were killed in action targeting the Islamic State in the same region that the United States dropped a powerful bomb this month, a spokesman said.

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Plastic Bags, Researchers Say - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:44am - Wax worms are able to break down the bonds in a popular synthetic polymer, which may someday help to reduce pollution.

A Hardware Renaissance Grows in Brooklyn ? and Elsewhere - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:39am - Technology, investors and entrepreneurs are behind a groundswell of innovation in hardware. A Brooklyn center dedicated to commercializing hardware start-ups shows the trend.

Seoul Journal: Amid Tensions, South Koreans Keep Calm and Carry On - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:30am - For some residents, North Korea?s recent provocations have stoked fears of renewed conflict. But many more have responded with nonchalance.

Hissčne Habré, Ex-Ruler of Chad, Loses War Crimes Appeal - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:29am - The ruling cements a verdict that could be used to hunt dictators around the world, rights experts said.

California Today: California Today: Pondering Life in California 130,000 Year... - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:05am - Thursday: A new claim about the earliest Americans, a magazine profile of the ?C.E.O. of H.I.V.,? and readers? thoughts on the Ann Coulter kerfuffle.

Trump Says He Will Renegotiate Nafta or Terminate It - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:34am - The president said on Twitter that he thought a deal was ?very possible,? only hours after his aides indicated he would move to end the trade agreement.

German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:29am - The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a ?xenophobic background,? hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.

French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:15am - Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.

Hong Kong Protest Organizers Arrested Ahead of Expected Visit by China?s Pres... - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:34am - Pro-democracy activists said the arrests were part of a recent crackdown intended to quell protests before an expected July visit by President Xi Jinping of China.

Syria Blames Israel for Attack on Damascus Airport - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:23am - The Israeli news media said airport warehouses were holding weapons bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Winning While Pregnant: How Athletes Do It - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:00am - Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.

U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:43am - The so-called Thaad system, deployed over China?s objections as a defense against North Korea, will soon go into ?actual operation,? a South Korean official said.

Trump Tax Plan Silent on Carried Interest, a Boon for the Very Rich - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:13am - Hedge fund managers and private equity executives could benefit if a loophole Donald Trump promised to close is replaced by a lower corporate tax rate.

3 New Bridges Rise in New York, With Looks That Could Stop Traffic - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - The home of past-century wonders like the Brooklyn Bridge returns to building cable-stayed bridges, which are designed to ?stand the test of time.?

Tillerson in No Rush to Fill Nearly 200 State Department Posts - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson wants to restructure the department before he fills top posts, an aide said ? a timeline that alarms many of its veterans.

Feature: The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - A new Netflix series aims to explore the trauma behind the heroine. Is there a risk to rewriting a beloved book?