Richard III was king of England, but for centuries he lay without shroud or coffin in an unknown grave, and his name became a byword for villainy. A newly released facial reconstruction reveals what the long lost king would have looked like, with a pageboy haircut, dark hair and prominent eyebrows, and a warm cast to his skin hinting at the good life a king would have enjoyed. … [Read more...] about Reconstruction reveals face of England’s long lost King Richard III
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King said that between 1 and 2 percent of the population belongs to this genetic sub-group, so the DNA evidence is not definitive proof in itself of the skeleton's identity. But combined with the archaeological evidence, it left little doubt the skeleton belonged to Richard. … [Read more...] about Skeleton found in parking lot identified as that of England’s King Richard III, experts say
What sparked her to go public so many years later, McEwen told Fletcher, was a strange call Thomas’s wife, Ginni, made to Hill on October 9, 2010. On a message left on Hill’s answering machine, Ginni asked Hill to apologize for her testimony back in 1991. “The Clarence I know was certainly capable not only of doing the things that Anita Hill said he did, but it would be totally consistent with the way he lived his personal life then,” said McEwen, who by then was also writing a bodice-ripping memoir, D.C. Unmasked and Undressed. According to the Post, Thomas would also tell McEwen “about women he encountered at work and what he’d said to them. He was partial to women with large breasts, she said.” Once, McEwen recalled, Thomas was so “impressed” by a colleague’s chest that he asked her bra size, a question that’s difficult to interpret as anything but the clearest kind of sexual harassment. That information could also … [Read more...] about Do You Believe Her Now?
6:46 a.m. Trump waits 16 hours to tweet about 100,000 dead U.S. citizens: President Trump on Thursday morning offered his “heartfelt sympathy & love” to the families of more than 100,000 coronavirus victims in the United States, almost 16 hours after the nation reached the milestone. “We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000,” Trump said in a tweet. “To all of the families & friends of those who have passed, I want to extend my heartfelt sympathy & love for everything that these great people stood for & represent. God be with you!” Prior to the message, Trump spent much of Wednesday night and Thursday morning tweeting conspiracy theories. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Apple’s Genius help, store pickups return in Bay Area
6:05 p.m. Security guard at Caliva dispensary in San Jose tests positive: A security guard who worked at the Caliva cannabis store on 7th Street in San Jose tested positive for the virus this week after last working at the store on Friday, a spokesperson for the company said. The guard, who became infected through a family member, worked in a customer-facing role at some point last week while following public health guidelines. The store was professionally cleaned, the other members of the security crew were placed on a 14-day quarantine and all customers and employees were notified of the case. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: San Franciscans mask up as 30-foot rule kicks in