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As Diets Evolve, Human Teeth Still Cling To The Past

The average human diet is a lot different than just a few decades ago, let alone thousands of years ago. Such a drastic change in diet appears to be having some adverse effects on our teeth and jaw, which evolved to chomp nuts and other harder foods.

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Off to a disastrous 0-4 start in the Big Ten that included a demoralizing blowout loss to Wisconsin earlier this week, the Ohio State men's basketball team sorely needed a performance that would restore some swagger. They got it on Sunday.

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The average human diet is a lot different than just a few decades ago, let alone thousands of years ago. Such a drastic change in diet appears to be having some adverse effects on our teeth and jaw, which evolved to chomp nuts and other harder foods.

A group of scientists is gathering today in the U.K. to discuss a slab of ice that's cracking in Antarctica. The crack could soon split off a frozen chunk the size of Delaware.

One glacier scientist, Heidi Sevestre, spent six weeks last year living on that giant slab of ice off the Antarctic Peninsula.

An estimated two thousand people marched through downtown Columbus in a preview of the Women’s March on Washington after President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration this coming Friday.

Just days from the end of her tenure, Loretta Lynch took the stage Sunday at a historic Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., to deliver her final planned speech as U.S. attorney general.

"We can't take progress for granted," Lynch told the congregation. "We have to work. There's no doubt that we still have a way to go — a long way to go."

If repealing the Affordable Care Act is the Republican Congress' job one, defunding Planned Parenthood is a close second.

In fact, the two priorities might be paired. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters Jan. 5 that efforts to defund the organization "would be in our reconciliation bill," referring to a measure Congress has put on a fast track in order to repeal major pieces of the health law.

After its nearly century and a half run, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus plans to shut down "The Greatest Show On Earth."

The historic American spectacle will deliver its final show in May, says Kenneth Feld, the chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment, the producer of Ringling.

Feld announced the news on the company website Saturday night, citing declining ticket sales — which dipped even lower as the company retired its touring elephants.

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Donald Trump lashed out at civil rights hero John Lewis on Twitter Saturday morning, a day after the Georgia Democratic congressman said in an interview he didn't view the president-elect as "legitimate" amid questions of Russia's interference in the U.S. elections.

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Two school districts in Fayette County were closed today after a bomb threat that came the same day the two high schools were scheduled to play each other in basketball.

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