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Mystery Person Gives 3-Carat Diamond Ring to Goodwill

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:33pm
A diamond ring isn't a gift that's usually given to a stranger, but Goodwill staff were thrilled when they received one.

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Protests to Greet Immigrants' Arrival at Arizona Camp

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:18pm
In a scenario reminiscent of demonstrations in Murrieta, California, activists plan to be there when federal buses arrive Tuesday in Oracle, Arizona.

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Stolen Giant Burger Statue Back Where It Belongs

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:43pm
The iconic burger statue is back where it belongs at Big Steve’s Grill in Plainville.

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Apple Says iPad Nickel Allergies 'Extremely Rare'

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:30pm
Apple says its products are safe, and that cases like the one of an 11-year-old iPad user who developed a severe skin rash are "extremely rare."
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Egypt Proposes Cease-Fire in Mideast Conflict

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:27pm
Egypt's new government has proposed a cease-fire in the newest Israel-Hamas fight that has left over 175 people dead.

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Reality Bites: Why You Can't Always Blame Sharks for Attacking

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:50pm
Researchers are finding out that some of the common conceptions about the interactions between sharks and humans are just plain wrong.

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Can a Simple 'Recipe' Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:39pm
Just two years of exercising, eating healthier food and doing a little brain training boosted people’s memory function, researchers report.

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'A Relief for Everyone': Costa Concordia Finally Floats

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:34pm
Hundreds of divers welders and engineers helped right the ship, which ran aground in January 2012.
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Cargo's No Escargot: Humongous Snails Seized at LAX

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:25pm
Customs officials seized 67 humongous invasive snails masquerading as escargot this month at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Vegas to Halt Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:05pm
Las Vegas joins L.A., Philly and other cities in no longer honoring requests from federal authorities to detain undocumented immigrants.
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Families Flee Gaza as Airstrikes Enter Seventh Day

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:56pm
In northern Gaza, an entire residential area was ordered evacuated in the wake of deadly airstrikes, which left behind craters in the ground.
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Bundy Son Facing Arrest in Separate Criminal Case

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:26pm
The adult son of the Nevada rancher acknowledged Monday that he faces arrest in a separate criminal case stemming from his felony conviction.
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Egypt Proposes Cease-Fire in Israel-Hamas Conflict

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:00pm
Egypt's new government has proposed a cease-fire in the newest Israel-Hamas fight that has left over 175 people dead.

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'Squishy' Robots Could Someday Rescue You

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:44pm
A material built from wax and foam could one day be used to make octopus-like robots the can morph between hard and soft states a la “Terminator 2.”
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Could Your Social Network be a Lifeline?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:11pm
Could being social save your life? New research finds that men who were more socially connected were half as likely to commit suicide as lone wolves.

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Curiosity Rover on Mars Leaves Landing 'Safe Zone'

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:07pm
On the Red Planet, NASA's rover travels farther than it has ever traveled before.

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Oscar Pistorius Involved in Bar 'Argument'

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:07pm
Olympian murder suspect Oscar Pistorius got into an argument but not a fight at a South African club, his representatives said.

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Man Charged With Murder in Missing Boy, Grandparents Case

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:52pm
Police would not identify the man, but said he was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one of second-degree murder

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East Meets West: Korean Study Rooms Come to America

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:48pm
Two sisters transform the traditional Korean study room into a New York City hub where East meets West.

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Yum: Ancient Paleo Diet Included Elephant Ancestor

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:31pm
Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that America's first hunters ate an extinct elephant relative called the gomphothere.

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