Early human fossils found in cave are a million years older than expected

The Australopithecus fossil 'Little Foot' is displayed at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 6, 2017. (Themba Hadebe / AP) The Australopithecus fossil 'Little Foot' is displayed at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 6, 2017. (Themba Hadebe / AP)

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Russia seemingly struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

As Russia continues to suffer losses in its invasion of Ukraine, now nearing its sixth month, the Kremlin has refused to announce a full-blown mobilization — a move that could be very unpopular for President Vladimir Putin. That has led instead to a covert recruitment effort that includes using prisoners to make up the manpower shortage.

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