Scientists have discovered two new plankton-eating fossil fish species which could swing the jaws open extra wide, like a parachute, and swam the oceans 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet.
A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and had spent 15 hours in the morgue at a temperature of about -12 degrees Celsius (10.4 F) showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported.
Eight people were killed when two trains collided head-on in the southern German state of Bavaria today, a police spokesman said. About 150 people were injured, including 50 seriously, Bavarian police said in a tweet.
A winter storm was expected to bring more than a foot (30 cm) of snow and howling winds to parts of southern New England on Monday, closing schools and government offices, snarling travel and flooding low-lying coastal areas.
A UN panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming.