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'Jurassic Park,' 'The Shining,' And 23 Other Movies Added To National Film Registry

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Not a "best" list, the Library of Congress' registry is intended to keep a record of American culture as represented through film; this year's selections admit more diverse styles and stories.


San Diego Gallery Charged With Trafficking Over $1.3 Million Worth Of Ivory Items

Thursday, November 29, 2018

During a sting operation, officials successfully bought one item banned from purchase under state law and were offered three more, leading to a search warrant and the large bust.


Gone Girl: Lower Manhattan 'Fearless Girl' Statue Is 'On The Move'

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Fearless Girl appeared across from the Charging Bull on the eve of International Women's Day in 2017. It has now been removed and will be placed in front of the New York Stock Exchange.


Google Tweaks Email Program That Assumed An Investor Was Male

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

When Google saw that one of its predictive text technologies assumed someone's gender based on occupation, it blocked the technology from using all gender-based pronouns.


Moldova To Minnesota: Man Allegedly Faked Death For $2 Million Insurance Payout

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Igor Vorotinov had been living in Moldova after allegedly faking his death there in 2011. He was brought back to Minnesota on Saturday by U.S. law enforcement.


More Than 50 People Killed As Suicide Bombing Rocks Afghan Capital

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a wedding hall in Kabul as religious scholars gathered for the holiday commemorating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.


Swastika Defaces Duke University Mural Honoring Synagogue Shooting Victims

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Nazi symbol was spray-painted over a Star of David on a campus memorial to the 11 people killed last month at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania.


Jennie-O Recalls Ground Turkey Following One Case Of Illness From Salmonella

Friday, November 16, 2018

Over 45 tons of meat could potentially harbor the food-borne illness, the USDA said. More recalls from other companies could follow, as the government tracks a widespread outbreak of the same strain.


Security Council Votes Unanimously To Lift Sanctions On Eritrea

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The move by the Security Council is the latest evidence that the Horn of Africa countries of Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia may be moving towards peace.


Watch The Leonid Meteor Shower This Weekend

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Hopefully you don't have anything planned between late Saturday night and 3 a.m. Sunday, because with a clear calendar and clear skies, you should be able to catch a glimpse of a few meteors.


94-Year-Old Ex-Nazi Guard Goes On Trial Over Mass Killings At Concentration Camps

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

In court in Germany, Johann Rehbogen is charged with being an accessory in the murders of several hundred Jewish and Polish prisoners at the Stutthof concentration camp in the early 1940s.


Lowe's To Shutter 51 Underperforming Stores

Monday, November 05, 2018

The list includes 20 U.S. locations in 13 different states and the rest are in Canada.


Judge Rules Native Americans In North Dakota Must Comply With Voter ID Law

Friday, November 02, 2018

The judge said allegations made by Native Americans seeking a waiver from the law gave the court "great cause of concern." But he was not willing to change election laws at the 11th hour.


Hawaii's Supreme Court OKs Construction Of Giant Telescope Despite Native Objections

Thursday, November 01, 2018

The massive telescope with a nearly 100-foot mirror is set to be built atop 13,800-foot Mauna Kea, considered sacred land by some of the project's opponents.


Klay Thompson Breaks NBA's 3-Point Record Held By Teammate Stephen Curry

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Known for their 3-point shooting acumen, the Golden State Warriors' teammates collectively own the nickname "the Splash Brothers." Thompson broke Curry's record for most 3-pointers made in a game.


'French Spider-Man' Arrested After Scaling London Skyscraper Without Ropes

Friday, October 26, 2018

A man who has climbed many of the world's tallest buildings has done it again, this time in London.


'A Message To Moscow': Jailed Hunger Striker Wins Human Rights Award

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The winner of the Sakharov Prize is Ukrainian film director turned activist Oleg Sentsov who is serving a lengthy prison sentence in Russia, accused of plotting to bomb sites in Crimea.


Let's Bounce: Large Metal Balls Roll Out Of Truck, Shut Down Seattle Block

Friday, October 19, 2018

Tired of being cooped up in the back of a semi truck, dozens of what police said appear to be "just really big ball bearings," spilled onto a Seattle street, temporarily shutting it down.


Scientists Learn To Hear The 'Songs' Of Ice Shelves

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Scientists have found a new way to analyze the structural integrity of ice shelves at the end of the world, through the songs the winds sing on top of them.


Uncle's 'HELP' Written With Fallen Trees Reaches Hurricane Evacuee — Who Sends It

Monday, October 15, 2018

Amber Gee viewed aerial images of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle and noticed a distress signal outside her grandmother's house.