Scientists say dinosaur fossils found in Colorado are those of a 68 million years old triceratops

Several weeks ago, construction workers digging near a Denver, Colorado, retirement home made a startling discovery: dinosaur bones.Paleontologists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science quickly got to work identifying the partial skeleton found in Highlands Ranch, a short drive south of Denver.Now, they say it was an adult triceratops buried in the bedrock… [...]

An Alaska teen is accused of killing her friend after a man she met online said he’d pay $9 million for videos of the murder

(CNN)Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her “best friend” after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say. The 18-year-old from Anchorage, Alaska, had developed an online relationship with Darin Schilmiller, 21, of Indiana, who posed as a millionaire named “Tyler,”… [...]

Joe Biden says he’s raised close to $20 million

(CNN)Joe Biden revealed Monday that his campaign may have raised nearly $20 million since the former vice president entered the 2020 race — a figure that would surpass the amount raised by any of the Democratic presidential candidates in the first fundraising quarter.Biden told attendees at a New York City fundraiser Monday evening that 360,000… [...]

Single ticket wins a $530 million jackpot

(CNN)Someone in California is super rich. About $530 million wealthier — or a cash option payout of $345.2 million.A single winning ticket sold in the state matched all six numbers of the Mega Millions jackpot Friday night. The numbers were 17, 19, 27, 40 and 68 — with a gold Mega Ball 2, contest officials… [...]