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News | Shoe clue When fraud investigators saw Shawna Lynn Palmer of Riverside, Calif., wearing high heels, her game was up. Palmer, a supermarket clerk, had claimed…

Human Race

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News | Battled James Barney Jr., a 9-year-old Floridian, made international news after he wrestled a 400-pound alligator—and won. Barney was riding his bicycle…

Looking Ahead

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News | Sept. 2   Pete Rose, disgraced former major leaguer, will make a return of sorts to baseball today. Rose, banned from major league events since 1989…

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News | Named The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities announced Shirley Hoogstra will become its seventh president on Sept. 29. Hoogstra spent the last 15…

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News | ‘We don’t care about that religion of yours.’ Nigerian Boko Haram leader Abu Shekau to Nigerian Christians in a July video. At the end he dances and…

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News | Aug. 18  Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will cut short his term in office when he resigns from the House of Representatives after a 13-year run…

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News | AUGUST 4: Dressed as Gordon Highlanders, members of a living history group march through a poppy-strewn field in Bovington, England, commemorating the 100th…

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News | Breakfast bandit Most break-ins are horrific, but some aren’t so bad. A Colorado Springs, Colo., man awoke July 23 to the smell of food cooking. Making his…

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Looking Ahead

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News | Aug. 8 Turtle Power will be back in box offices today as the Michael Bay–produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot hits theaters. Like the 2007 film, the…

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News | ‘Some slopes truly are slippery.’ Professor Theo Boer of Utrecht University in the Netherlands on proposals to legalize…

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News | Float to work If walking, biking, and ridesharing don’t work as alternative commuting methods, the city of Boulder, Colo., has one more idea: tubing. On…

Human Race

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News | Appealed Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, 58, filed a notice of appeal on July 15, six days after a U.S. district judge sentenced him to 10 years in…

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