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The OPCW, the group overseeing the destruction of Syria's arsenal, receives the coveted award.
Under pressure from governors, the Obama administration says it would allow parks to reopen during the shutdown — as long as states use their own money.
Still, the nation's military-backed government is unlikely to pull back from doing things the U.S. favors — such as holding parliamentary and presidential elections in 2014.
The North Dakota man who found a 20,600-barrel oil spill in his field smelled it for days before his tires and combines were coated in it.
Beyond exploring the heights of space, Scott Carpenter also adventured to the deepest depths of the ocean.
The exhibit featuring the artist's various versions of some of his well-known paintings is a bright spot for museum visitors during the government shutdown.
There is mounting evidence that our prehistoric ancestors learned to reuse everyday objects.
Authorities say Ariel Castro may have died in his prison cell attempting to choke himself for a sexual thrill, and that guards falsified logs.
"Terror Behind the Walls" at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia bills itself as the nation's largest haunted house outside an amusement park.
Detroit will face Boston after blanking Oakland 3-0 in Game 5 of the division series.