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Chinese firm apologizes after 'racist' detergent ad

A Chinese firm is apologizing after its seemingly racist ad went viral.

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Easter Island statues could fall into sea, U.N. says

Higher waves caused by a warming planet are chipping away at platforms that have supported some of the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a United Nations report on cultural heritage sites and climate change.

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Minivan-sized sea sponge via CNN

'Minivan-sized' sea creature discovered off Hawaii

Huge sea sponge discovered deep in the ocean near Hawaii.

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Mars and Earth are getting closer

It's a great time to get a close-up look at Mars, even if you don't have a telescope.


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Mickey Mouse artifacts from the dawn of Disney are up for auction

Mickey Mouse artifacts from the earliest days of Disney are hitting the auction block.

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Two hours and 1,600 fake credit cards later: $13 million is gone

A South African bank became a victim of a bank heist 10,000 miles away, after a group of criminals stole $13 million out of cash machines on another continent using fake South African credit cards.



China: Students make terrifying school run

Some kids will do anything to get out of school. Others risk their lives to get there.

Manhattanhenge, 2011

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'Manhattanhenge' shines on Memorial Day weekend

Get your cameras and phones ready! The most picturesque sunset is coming to New York City this weekend.

Patriotic Coke cans


Coke debuts 'proud to be an American' cans

Coke has caught the patriotic fever.

Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand

The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum.

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