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On This Day, April 24: Pope Benedict XVI holds inaugural mass

7 weeks ago from UPI

On April 24, 2005, Benedict XVI was installed in Rome as the 265th Roman Catholic pope.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads to Vladivostok for summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin

7 weeks ago from UPI

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is to arrive in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Look: 100-year-old shipwreck remains wash up on North Carolina coast

7 weeks ago from UPI

The remains of a century-old shipwreck were uncovered on a beach in North Carolina, town officials said.

Watch: Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant calls Sharks' Peter DeBoer 'clown'

7 weeks ago from UPI

Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant called San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer a "clown" after DeBoer accused Gallant of trash-talking Sharks players.

Zoologists discover two new bird species in Indonesia

7 weeks ago from Physorg

Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin, working with partners from Halu Oleo University (UHO) and Operation Wallacea, have discovered two beautiful new bird species in the Wakatobi Archipelago of Sulawesi, Indonesia....

Technology causing Americans to sit more than ever

7 weeks ago from UPI

America's couch potatoes are becoming ever more deeply rooted, and computers are the reason why.

Look: Fisherman catches 170-pound 'prehistoric' fish in Oklahoma

7 weeks ago from UPI

Wildlife officials in Oklahoma shared a photo of a fisherman's "prehistoric" catch -- a giant alligator gar weighing in at 170 pounds.

Look: Skydiver's lost prosthetic leg turns up at lumber yard

7 weeks ago from UPI

An unlucky skydiver was reunited with an important possession after the prosthetic leg he lost in mid-air turned up at a California lumber yard.

Watch: Man uninjured in collision with runaway cow

7 weeks ago from UPI

A runaway cow led Texas police on a miles-long chase through city streets and was caught on video knocking over a pedestrian and jumping over him.

Watch: Artist's 427-foot caricature might be new Guinness record

7 weeks ago from UPI

An Alberta artist who used an ATV and spray paint to create a 427-foot by 328-foot caricature of two radio DJs is seeking recognition from Guinness World Records.

Longtime Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart retires

7 weeks ago from UPI

Veteran running back Jonathan Stewart has signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Carolina Panthers.

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean

7 weeks ago from UPI

The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea when the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group.

Stray polar bear found roaming Russian village airlifted back to the wild

7 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

A polar bear that was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of kilometres away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home.

Man unofficially sets Guinness record for four-leaf clover hunting

7 weeks ago from UPI

A North Carolina man said he set a new world record when he collected 228 four-leaf clovers in under two hours -- beating the goal set by Guinness World Records.

Watch: Godzilla is unleashed in final 'King of the Monsters' trailer

7 weeks ago from UPI

Godzilla is the only force capable of stopping a group of towering threats in the final trailer for upcoming action-thriller, "Godzilla: King of the Monsters."

New study compiles Gulf of Maine seasonal wildlife timing shifts

7 weeks ago from Physorg

Many researchers and amateur naturalists keep track of dates for the first robin of spring, the first peepers or ice-out on ponds, and such records can offer decades of data...

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gifts OL $12K in Amazon stock

7 weeks ago from UPI

Recently paid Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is giving back in a big way when it comes to his offensive line, in the form of Amazon stock.

Simple sea anemones not so simple after all

7 weeks ago from Physorg

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly similar from species to species.

Cole Anthony: Top boys basketball prospect commits to UNC

7 weeks ago from UPI

One of the nation's best boys high school basketball recruits is headed to North Carolina.

Missing crew found alive after chopper crashes off New Zealand

7 weeks ago from UPI

A helicopter crew who went down with their aircraft off New Zealand has been found alive, officials said Tuesday.

Simple sea anemones not so simple after all

7 weeks ago from Science Blog

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly similar from species to species. It’d...

Japan’s next emperor is a modern, multilingual environmentalist

7 weeks ago from UPI

For the first time in 217 years, a Japanese emperor will cede his place on the imperial throne.

Missing crew found alive after chopper crashes off New Zealand

7 weeks ago from UPI

A helicopter crew who went down with their aircraft off New Zealand has been found alive, officials said Tuesday.

What's the Controversy Over the Baby T. Rex Listed on eBay?

7 weeks ago from Live Science

The partial skeleton of a baby Tyrannosaurus rex is for sale on eBay for nearly $3 million. Paleontologists are furious about it.

WWE Raw: AJ Styles becomes No. 1 contender, Bray Wyatt returns

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AJ Styles became the No. 1 contender for Seth Rollins' Universal Championship on Raw after defeating some of the best the red brand has to offer.

3 found alive after helicopter crashes off New Zealand

7 weeks ago from UPI

Three people on a helicopter that crashed at sea near the Auckland Island late Monday have been found alive on the island early Tuesday.

Ringtail Cats: Photos of the 'Cutest Animal in North America'

7 weeks ago from Live Science

This cutie pie may be wild but the ringtail cat sometimes acts like Fluffy. It will lick its forepaw, then use that forepaw to wipe and clean its ears, face...

You look but do not find: why the absence of evidence can be a useful thing

7 weeks ago from Physorg

Imagine you're looking for your keys and you think you might have left them on the bookshelf. But when you look, you see nothing but books. A natural conclusion to...