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WASHINGTON (AP) — A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks. Fortunately there were no trains...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter used April Fools' Day to have a little fun with what he says is a real problem — distracted walking. City officials painted lines and oblivious stick-figure pictures on one stretch of John...
ReutersBy Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 21 (Reuters) - The Texas House passed a measure on Tuesday that would prevent the state from expanding its Medicaid program as outlined by President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Texas Governor Rick Perry,...
In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise. William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
The Baltimore SunFirst baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008. Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Tags: Bob McDonnell, Soups, Times Square, Murder, Kentucky Derby
Dear Amy: I got married (for the first time) three years ago. My husband and I are both in our 40s and are well matched, happily childless and happily married. We bought a house and both have good jobs. I recently wondered, "What do I have to look...
Tags: Human Interest
After running on the treadmill, Golden State Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore returned to his car Wednesday to find an unwelcome surprise. His white sedan was filled -- practically to the roof -- with popcorn. Bazemore was surprisingly calm about the...
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home...
Tags: Google Inc., Music Industry, Germany, Music, MTV (tv network)
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for almost five years. The last few months have been hard. It has become pretty clear that both of us are unhappy. It seems that most of our arguments are based on a combination of relationship boredom and...
Tags: Easter, Social Media
Orlando SentinelFor those of you who missed it, on April 1, Saudi authorities -- unnamed -- lifted a ban on women riding bikes -- but only if they "wear a full-body abaya, be accompanied by a male relative and stay within certain areas. They are allowed to bike for...
Tags: Al Jazeera (tv network)
FloriDUHGuess this dinner show worker must have wanted his own private peep show. Kenneth Harrington, 49, an employee of Capone's Dinner and Show in Kissimmee, was busted on Friday after deputies say he hid a pen camera in the show's dressing room, reports...
Tags: CBS Corp., Employees, Career and Workplace, Kissimmee
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