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Man receives donated face

ROCHESTER, Minn. – He’d been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image ...

February 19, 2017 1:00 AM


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Player benched when ice rescue causes him to miss team bus

CLAYTON, N.Y. -- A New York high school basketball player who helped rescue an ice fisherman from Lake Ontario was kept from suiting up for ...

February 15, 2017 2:43 PM


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Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston.

February 09, 2017 2:43 PM


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Painting stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish owner's heirs

Some 80 years after a German Jewish art owner was forced by Nazis to sell his entire collection, the FBI has returned one of the pieces to i ...

February 08, 2017 2:41 PM


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Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has euthanized an Australian lungfish that had been on display there for more than 80 years.

February 06, 2017 2:18 PM


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'Notorious' potbelly pig apprehended in Oregon

Residents of Forest Grove, Oregon, can finally rest easy after months of anxiety.

February 06, 2017 9:46 AM


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Virginia search continues for red panda, absconder of zoos

Red pandas are the Houdinis of zoos.

February 02, 2017 3:40 PM


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U. of Mich. video game cache serves as an archive, at play

The University of Michigan collects video games. Lots of them.

February 01, 2017 10:46 AM


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Scientists move Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight

WASHINGTON — The keepers of the Doomsday Clock have moved the symbolic countdown to potential global catastrophe 30 seconds closer to ...

January 27, 2017 8:41 AM


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California zoo welcomes baby southern white rhinoceros

A Northern California zoo has welcomed a new bundle of joy: a baby rhino.

January 25, 2017 4:29 PM


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Bongs' authenticity a bit hazy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – In the rarefied world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The s ...

January 22, 2017 1:00 AM


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Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattle

A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded ...

January 20, 2017 2:48 PM


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Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool.

January 16, 2017 10:45 AM


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San Francisco man returns 100-year overdue library book

SAN FRANCISCO -- A book of short stories titled "Forty Minutes Late" has been returned to a San Francisco library — 100 years late.

January 14, 2017 6:33 AM


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Annual No Pants Subway Ride hits cities around the world

Subway riders in New York City and other places around the world should be ready for an eyeful when their fellow transit users strip down to ...

January 08, 2017 2:18 PM