Michel Milinkovitch only bought the naked bearded dragon because he was curious. What he and his grad student learned was that the mutated gene that robbed the bearded dragon of its scales is the same gene that controls feather development in birds and fur in mammals.
Faisal Razmal routinely navigated potentially deadly situations working as an interpreter for U.S. forces in Afghanistan. But he didn’t suffer physical harm until he moved to an apartment building in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade neighborhood. There, police say, a neighborhood teenager looking to rob him of cash or his cellphone shot him in the eye with a flare gun, severing his optic nerve.
The petition to Parliament says the government should “implement a rule that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60 per cent, based on a turnout less than 75 per cent, there should be another referendum.”
The promise of good, blue-collar jobs in a depressed area is running headlong into environmental sensitivities as officials in Northern California consider a plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for Utah-mined coal heading to Asia.
Pedro Sandoval stopped celebrating Mother's Day, Father's Day and even his own birthday after he found out the truth: The mom and dad he knew growing up had stolen him from his biological parents, who were kidnapped, tortured and never heard from again during Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship.
Security forces on Sunday rescued three foreigners and a Nigerian who were among seven construction workers kidnapped in an ambush on a police convoy in southeastern Nigeria that killed a driver, police said.