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Medina Spirit passes the first of three drug tests to race in the Preakness Stakes

Medina Spirit passes the first of three drug tests to race in the Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit underwent three rounds of blood-sample testing between May 6 and May 11 — and the first test showed the animal was clear of both prohibited and therapeutic substances, officials said Thursday. The Bob Baffert-trained horse still needs two more negative results to participate in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, the second leg…MORE

Letter written by Einstein featuring his famous equation goes up for auction

Letter written by Einstein featuring his famous equation goes up for auction

A letter written by Albert Einstein that includes the world’s most famous equation is being auctioned with an estimated worth of $400,000. The letter, written by Einstein to the Polish-American physicist Ludwik Silberstein, was penned in 1946 and contains the only handwritten example of “E=mc2” in private possession, according to a news release from RR…MORE

California AG will investigate deadly police shooting of Sean Monterrosa

California AG will investigate deadly police shooting of Sean Monterrosa

The California Department of Justice will review the shooting death of 22-year-old Sean Monterrosa at the hands of officers at the Vallejo Police Department, the state’s attorney general said. “We will not be bringing him back, but the action today is critical,” California Attorney General Rob Bonta said on Thursday. “We must have complete, thorough,…MORE

There are more tigers in captivity in the US than in the wild

In recent days the country has been captivated by the search for an escaped tiger in a Houston neighborhood. But the occurrence is not as exotic as one might think. There are more tigers in captivity in the United States than in the wild around the world, experts say. The World Wildlife Fund estimates about…MORE