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Some spiders are good sailors, scientists say

Some spiders can sail -- they can harness the wind, weigh anchor and toss a line to a raft. They may even cross vast oceans, scientist say.

Their research could help explain why some types of spiders are present on nearly every corner of the globe. It...

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Are selfies empowering or objectifying?

Is a selfie empowering? Or objectifying? According to the undisputed queen of selfies, Kim Kardashian, it can be both.

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Woman gets library card approved 73 years later

More than seven decades ago, Pearl Thompson wanted to check out a book from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is black.

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'Diddy' won't face felony assault charges

Music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs won't face felony charges after an alleged assault last month at the university where his son plays football.

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Professional eater? This guy could save your life

Professional eaters need guardian angels too.

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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily i...

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Report: Pilots fired after selfies with Playboy model

Two pilots with an Argentinian airline have been fired after they took selfies with a Playboy model in the cockpit during a flight, the airline told ABC News.

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New York firefighter wins $5 million lottery

New York City firefighter Carmelo Mercado retired after suffering lung ailments from his time working at ground zero after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Crow makes landing on back of eagle

Are nature photographers getting better, or are animals just realizing how awesome they look when riding on the back of other animals?

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ND man writes his own obituary in 2 words

Novels can rarely sum up a person's life, but 85-year-old Doug Legler did it in two words.

His obituary in the Fargo Forum: “Doug died.”

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