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Left: Dirk Hoffmann and Alistair Pike sample calcite from a calcite crust on top of the red scalariform sign in La Pasiega.Right: Drawing of Panel 78 in La Pasiega by Breuil et al.(1913). The red scalariform (ladder) symbol has a minimum age of 64,000 years but it is unclear if the animals and other symbols were painted later. J. Zilhão (left) / Breuil et al. (1913)/Science Advances hide caption

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Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals

Scientists say some of the earliest cave art found in Europe was done before humans arrived; thus, Neanderthal art, suggesting that our "brutish" cousins were capable of symbolic thinking.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at an event at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 2, 2018. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, But The Vulnerabilities Are Many

Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. It's a big, broad challenge.

Tom Perez, seen at a rally protesting the firing of FBI Director James Comey in May 2017, has his work cut out for him as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go

It's been one year since Tom Perez took charge of the Democratic National Committee. The party is still struggling, despite high hopes for November's midterms.

One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go

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Protesters Sammi LeMaster and Katherine Fuchs carry the top of an alarm clock display that reads "Net Neutrality" after a demonstration at the Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 14, 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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FCC's Repeal Of Net Neutrality On Track To Go Into Effect In April

The FCC has formally published the order to undo net neutrality rules, starting the two-month countdown to the repeal going into effect. State attorneys general, advocacy groups are filing lawsuits.

The History Of Net Neutrality: How Did We Get Here?

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Former juvenile-lifers Johnny Alexander (left, in cap) and Edward Sanders, second from right, work with staff and students to learn how to check their credit scores at a workshop run by Michigan's State Appellate Defenders Office or SADO. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Once Sentenced For Life, Some Juvenile Convicts Get A Second Chance

Michigan has one of the largest populations of juveniles serving life in prison. Such sentences were ruled unconstitutional, and now the state must decide who remains behind bars and who gets released.

Once Sentenced For Life, Some Juvenile Convicts Get A Second Chance

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A Przewalski mare with her foal at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie, Scotland, in 2013. It turns out that Przewalski's horses are actually feral descendants of the first horses that humans are known to have domesticated, around 5,500 years ago. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Last 'Wild' Horses Really Aren't

A story from the journal Science suggests that the only "wild" horses in existence aren't actually wild at all, but rather are the feral descendants of an early domestication.

President Trump shakes hands with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Ariana Klein as fellow Stoneman Douglas student Carson Abt watches at the start of a listening session on school safety with teachers and students at the White House Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During Emotional White House Listening Session, Trump Backs Arming Teachers

A week after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, President Trump hosted survivors, parents and teachers from that and other recent school shooting tragedies.

American curler Tyler George celebrates the U.S. team's upset over Canada during the semifinal round Thursday. The stunner puts the U.S. into the gold medal round, where Sweden awaits. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Men Win A Shocker On The Sheet, Will Play For Gold In Olympics Curling Final

It wasn't exactly supposed to happen this way. But the U.S. men's curling team surged late against traditional powerhouse Canada, and brought home a historic victory. Sweden awaits in the final.

Ford's Raj Nair attends the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2014. Nair joins numerous business leaders who have been fired or have resigned in recent months because of inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Ford Names Successor After Ousting Executive For 'Inappropriate Behavior'

North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure.

Activists participate in the Take Back The Workplace March and #MeToo Survivors March & Rally on Nov. 12, 2017, in Hollywood, Calif. A new survey offers the first set of nationwide data on prevalence, showing that the problem is pervasive and women are most often the victims. Sarah Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment

A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. An unknown assailant hurled a hand grenade toward the embassy at around midnight local time on Thursday and then killed himself with another explosive device. Risto Bozovic/AP hide caption

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Hand Grenade Thrown At U.S. Embassy In Montenegro; Attacker Killed

An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the compound in Podgorica before reportedly killing himself with another explosive. U.S. citizens are being asked to avoid the area until further notice.

In her new series, We'll Meet Again, Ann Curry highlights people who have had brief, meaningful first encounters but have lost touch over the years. David Turnley/PBS hide caption

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Ann Curry On Journalism, Her PBS Series And Working On The 'Today' Show

Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We'll Meet Again, and reflects on the "verbal sexual harassment" she and others experienced at NBC's morning show.

Ann Curry On Journalism, Her PBS Series And Working On The 'Today' Show

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Donald Trump Jr. at a photo session after visiting Trump Tower Kolkata, a Trump Organization apartment building in India. Its website says it is "synonymous with celebrated luxury." Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. Is Impressed By The 'Smile On A Face' Of India's Poor

He may have thought he was paying the poor a compliment. India's poor, however, do not always have reason to smile.

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