• The Fascinating Story Behind Why So Many Nail Technicians Are Vietnamese

    Most Americans recognize Tippi Hedren for her starring role in Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film The Birds—but among the Vietnamese American community, her reputation is for something a little more serious: being a cornerstone of the immigrant community's economy. Forty years ago, the Hollywood actor…

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  • Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

    BOSTON (AP) — A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife.

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  • 'Ultimate Survival Alaska' personality found dead in Alaska

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An outdoorsman and past character on National Geographic's reality show "Ultimate Survival Alaska" has been found shot dead, and Alaska State Troopers were investigating the case as a homicide.

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    Paris picture overlays (22 photos)

    It is already one of the world’s most iconic cities, but this incredible collection shows how much Paris has changed over the course of the past century. The collection, by French photographer Julien Knez, shows Paris in the 1940s against a backdrop of how the same places look today. Knez says he…

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  • Rape added to murder and cannibalism charges against Indiana man

    A southern Indiana man who is facing a possible death penalty on charges that he killed his ex-girlfriend and ate part of her body has now been charged with raping her, an attorney representing the defendant said on Tuesday. The added charge against Joseph Oberhansley is intended to bolster the…

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  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced descent on outbound flight before crash: report

    The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps in March, killing all 150 people on board, practiced a descent on the previous flight, German newspaper Bild said on Tuesday. Prosecutors believe 27-year-old German co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out…

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  • Guatemalan drug lord sentenced in secret in US court

    A Guatemalan drug trafficker known as "the Queen of the South" was sentenced in a US federal court on Tuesday but the judge put her case and its outcome under seal for five years, her lawyer said. Marllory Chacon Rossell, 42, entered the court smiling, her hands cuffed and wearing a beige prison…

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  • Navy SEAL Workout Anyone Can Do: How It Came to Be

    While on deployment in the 1990s, Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick ran into a problem: How do you maintain a world-class level of physical fitness without anywhere to train? He tied a knot in the belt and threw it over the top of a door and started leaning back and lifting his body weight. Then, he dug out…

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  • Family of woman dropped on head by ambulance crew gets $1.5M

    WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — The family of a woman who suffered a brain hemorrhage and died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head has been awarded $1.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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  • Pregnant 10-year-old rape victim denied abortion in Paraguay

    By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paraguay's decision to deny a pregnant 10-year-old girl an abortion after she was allegedly raped by her stepfather has sparked a national debate over the country's strict abortion law. Paraguay's health minister recently refused a request…

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  • Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments.

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  • Texas gunman had happy childhood in Pakistan but struggled in U.S.

    By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Nadir Soofi, a gunman shot dead after opening fire at a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, was a popular schoolboy in Pakistan but struggled to adjust to the United States after moving there as a teen, friends said on Tuesday. Soofi's…

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  • Read This Before Accepting a Job Offer

    As you think about your next step in your career, you want to make sure you're being hired for the right reasons and that it will be a "no regrets" decision both for your next employer and yourself. Know that it is important for you to really understand the nuances inherent in any potential job,…

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  • Willie Nelson looks back at 'family friend' marijuana

    Days after a brief jail stint in the Bahamas for marijuana possession, Willie Nelson was invited to the White House by Jimmy Carter who thanked the country superstar for his campaign support. Following a dinner in which the president spoke of his days as a peanut farmer and the singer talked of…

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    Photos of the day - May 5, 2015 (29 photos)

    The sun rises behind empty train tracks at the main station in Berlin, Special Tactical Operation & Rescue Team Of Malaysia standby before the ladder performing skills in conjunction World Firefighters' Day in Malaysia and a delivery man for a florist dressed as a clown makes his rounds past…

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  • SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday.

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  • Drought forces California into first mandatory rules to save water

    By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California water regulators on Tuesday adopted the state's first rules for mandatory cutbacks in urban water use as the region's catastrophic drought enters its fourth year. The emergency regulations, which require some communities to trim water…

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