Markings dating back 40,000 years suggest Neanderthals were considerably more sophisticated than previously thought, researchers say.
Prices keep rising in Venezuela, economic activity is sputtering and shops struggle to fill their shelves.
US military forces carried out an operation against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in Somalia, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said.
Five-time champion Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final of 2014 at the US Open while Canadian poster girl Eugenie Bouchard, struggling in the heat and humidity, was knocked out.
Manchester United made a sensational double swoop on transfer deadline day to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco and Holland international Daley Blind from Ajax.
Manchester United have completed the shock signing of Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco on a season-long loan, the Premier League giants announced in the early hours of Tuesday morning.