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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople could be seen fleeing the scene of the shootingFour people were injured in a daytime shooting in Toronto during a crowded victory rally for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, police say.Thousands of sports fans were packed into the city centre in Nathan Phillips Square when shots…

Wielding a machete, Noël Nakere Dobo Nkouli hacks a path through thick vines crowding the tropical forest outside his village in Kompia, in Cameroon’s rural southeast. Every few yards, he digs a shallow hole in the rich, red soil and plants the leafy sapling of an ebony tree, an iconic indigenous hardwood species with a…

Shark attacks have been rising steadily for more than a century. “The number of worldwide unprovoked shark attacks has grown at a steady pace since 1900, with each decade having more attacks than the previous,” reports the International Shark ****** File at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Over the past several summers, a number…

The smalleye stingray is a study in contrasts and surprise. It has a wingspan that stretches greater than seven feet, yet its eyes are the size of raisins. While most stingrays avoid humans, the smalleye appears to be inquisitive, sometimes swimming within feet of scuba divers. And despite being the world’s largest oceanic stingray, it…

There’s a reason we call them “puppy dog eyes”—those soulful, innocent expressions can sway even the most hardened human. That’s no accident, a new study says. Centuries of domestication have radically reshaped a dog’s eyebrow anatomy, making their faces—and emotions—easily readable to people. When meeting a person’s gaze, dogs often raise their inner eyebrow muscle…

NFL.com Published: June 17, 2019 at 08:49 p.m. A room filled with some heroes — Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling — brings you the news around the NFL and the only nine things they care about in mid-June. What do the internet, Josh McCown and Quentin Tarantino have in common? Find out on…

By Logan Reardon NFL.com Published: June 17, 2019 at 05:16 p.m. Updated: June 17, 2019 at 10:23 p.m. Former Lions tight end Michael Roberts has found (another) new home. The Green Bay Packers claimed Roberts off the waiver wire Monday, per the NFL transaction wire. Last week, a trade sending Roberts from Detroit to New…