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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

November 8, 2019 4:55 pm


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Got a weird text? A telecom vendor says it's to blame

A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering confusing messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.

November 8, 2019 12:50 pm


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Greece: New bid to understand prehistoric engineering feat

Archaeologists excavating a vast 3,300-year-old fortress northwest of Athens are hoping to shed light on one of the most impressive...

November 7, 2019 2:10 pm


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Coworkers buy car for woman walking 12 miles home from work

Coworkers of a woman left walking 12 miles home from work after her car broke down have helped buy her a new vehicle.

November 6, 2019 3:30 pm


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Alaska university taking PB&J as payment for parking tickets

Anyone with unpaid parking fines at the University of Alaska Anchorage can pay with peanut butter and jelly. KTUU-TV reported the...

November 6, 2019 1:50 pm


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Mangoes spilled from truck in Maryland make for traffic mess

Mangoes spilling from an overturned tractor trailer caused a not-so-sweet morning commute on the Beltway in Maryland.

November 6, 2019 12:00 pm


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Storm briefly frees historic barge stuck above Niagara Falls

Parks officials are monitoring a century-old grounded barge that briefly broke loose during a storm last week in the river just above...

November 4, 2019 10:50 am


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3 ancient shipwrecks discovered off Aegean island of Kasos

Greece's Culture Ministry says three shipwrecks from ancient and mediaeval times and large sections of their cargoes have been discovered...

November 4, 2019 10:20 am


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Bulldozer rescues manatee stuck in Georgia sand at low tide

Georgia wildlife officials used a bulldozer to help rescue a manatee that got stuck in sand near Savannah.

October 30, 2019 12:10 pm