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Thousands of cards sent to woman celebrating 100th birthday

3 minutes ago   |   ABC

To celebrate her 100th birthday, Diane Brozman wished for 100 birthday cards. She got almost 3,000 of them instead.
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Syrian chocolatier to hire, mentor refugees: ‘They come here to contribute'

7 minutes ago   |   National Post

ANTIGONISH, N.S. - A one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving Nova Scotia chocolate company has announced plans to hire and mentor other refugees. Peace by Chocolate of...
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My Girlfriend Is Livid That I Rent Out My Family's Cabin to Hunters

57 minutes ago   |   Slate

The newest addition to the Dear Prudence lineup, the mini-column, is moving to Saturday for a spell.
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2 brothers charged with the murder of a 16-year-old missing girl

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Two brothers suspected of killing a missing teen have been charged with her murder, the district attorney's office said.
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The Powerful Little Mixer That Actually Fits in My Apartment

2 hours ago   |   Slate

Growing up in a Pennsylvania-Dutch family, store-bought was not part of our vocabulary when it came to cooking and baking. I watched my mom , my grandma , my aunt, and my great...
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Eat: When a Meatloaf Is a Work of Art

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Family-style dinner excess, from a Québécois chef in Queens.
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A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child's Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threatens to Sue

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher's daughter. Legal warnings soon followed.
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Relatives of China's oppressed Muslim minority are getting blocked online by their own family members, who are terrified to even tell them how bad their lives are

Relatives of China's oppressed Muslim minority are getting blocked online by their own family members, who are terrified to even tell them how bad their lives are

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

China's Uighur community - a mostly-Muslim ethnic group in the western region of Xinjiang - is living through extreme repression by the Chinese government. Chinese authorities...
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Trilobites: An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.
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ABC7 salutes: Honoring Our Fallen, military family support group, hopes to get bigger vans for transport

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Laura Herzog's Honoring Our Fallen charity has been doing lots of positive things for families who have lost loved ones serving in the military.
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Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse...

Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

Theodore McCarrick is one of the most high-profile figures to be expelled from the Church during the sex abuse crisis that has roiled the institution Read more ...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

It would amount to a virtual life sentence for the former Trump campaign chairman. Read more ...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm national security

President Donald Trump on Friday morning announced that he will sign a national state of emergency to build the border wall Congress refused to fund. Citing the “monstrous... Read more ...