Daily Archives: June 15, 2012

Mysterious bones may belong to John the Baptist

…The bones were found in 2010 by Romanian archaeologists Kazimir Popkonstantinov and Rossina Kostova while excavating an old church site on the island of Sveti Ivan, which translates to St. John. The church was constructed in two periods in the fifth and sixth centuries…

Senate Postpones Sexual Assault Hearing After Only 3 Show Up

The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled Thursday morning to hold a hearing on S.250, a bill designed to alleviate the significant amount of backlogged DNA collected from crime scenes, particularly sexual assaults. Unfortunately, the committee members did not have the requisite quorum, or number of Congressional members present, to debate the bill’s merits. The only Senators to attend were Senator Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif), and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).