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Iowa Powerball winner gives $500K to veterans group

An Iowa woman who shared a nearly $700 million Powerball lottery jackpot has donated $500,000 to a veterans group.

November 14, 2018 4:10 pm


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Pink diamond sells for more than $50M, setting world record

Christie's has sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction for more than $50 million including fees, saying it's a new world record price per...

November 13, 2018 5:10 pm


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Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A city in New York state has found a novel way of motivating residents to pay their back taxes -- personal notes...

November 13, 2018 2:00 pm


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Greek authorities say lost ancient city of Tenea located

Greece's culture ministry says archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost ancient city.

November 13, 2018 10:20 am


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Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighbors

Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months.

November 8, 2018 3:50 pm


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Exhibit offers portraits of mummified ancient Egyptians

A team of researchers is giving people a chance to see the faces of two Egyptian women who walked the earth about 2,300 years ago.

November 8, 2018 3:40 pm


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New Yorkers feeling 'crushed' after Mandarin duck goes missing

The Mandarin duck was minding his own business on a pond in New York's Central Park when, with the snap of a few viral pictures, he became...

November 8, 2018 10:30 am


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Identical twin California sisters give birth 2 hours apart

Identical twins have given birth about two hours apart from each other.

November 7, 2018 10:30 am


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Florida surgeon removes healthy kidney he thought was tumor

A Florida surgeon removed a woman's healthy kidney while she was undergoing back surgery because he believed the vital organ was a...

November 7, 2018 10:20 am


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Egypt says archaeologists found more artifacts at Cairo dig

Egypt says archaeologists working at a dig in Cairo have found several fragments of stone slabs with inscriptions dating back up to 4,000...

November 6, 2018 12:00 pm