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Russian Punk Musicians Await Sentence For 'Protest Prayer'

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Three members of the Russian female punk band, Pussy Riot, learn their sentence tomorrow for a public performance calling for President Vladimir Putin's ouster. They're charged with hooliganism and could spend seven years in prison.

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Crash That Killed Seven Was Along 'Cursed' Stretch Of Bronx River Parkway

Monday, April 30, 2012

Sunday's tragedy took the lives of seven people, all from one family. In 2006, six people were killed near the same spot. Last June, another went airborne there — but both people inside survived. Authorities are investigating.

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The Real Mega Millions Lotto Winners: 'The Three Amigos' Claim Their Prize

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Three Maryland public school teachers step forward to claim their share of the huge Mega Millions jackpot. They're anonymous and go by the moniker 'The Three Amigos'.

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She Hasn't Checked Her Pants: Lotto 'Winner' Loses Jackpot Ticket

Friday, April 06, 2012

Self-proclaimed Mega Millions lottery winner announces that she's lost the ticket, after refusing for days to produce evidence she really won.

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Homeless Science Whiz Kid Is Not Named Science Prize Finalist

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Samantha Garvey had a bittersweet 24 hours. She learned she wasn't a finalist for the Intel Science Talent Search competition hours after attending the State of the Union.

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Just How Much Did Clinton Eat As President?

Monday, January 09, 2012

A former White House pastry chef says President Bill Clinton had a "scary" appetite and could eat fiver or six pork chops.

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Colorado Cat Turns Up In Manhattan

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The stories of lost pets turning up years later and hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home keep coming. The latest is about Willow, who somehow got from the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple.

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