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Man hits 2 deer with new car, then he hits $2M in lottery

LELAND, N.C. – An unlucky start to a North Carolina man’s day turned upside down when he discovered he won a $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer with his new car. Anthony Dowe, of...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration outfit – and vibe – that only he could. Many...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Mars digger bites the dust after 2 years on red planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA declared the Mars digger dead Thursday after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature. Scientists in Germany spent two years trying to get...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Woman believed to be last Civil War widow dies

O’FALLON, Mo. – Helen Viola Jackson’s 1936 marriage to James Bolin was unusual to say the least: He was 93 and in declining health, and she was a 17-year-old schoolgirl. Bolin was also a Civil War...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Congress validates Biden’s election victory; Trump promises ‘orderly transition’

WASHINGTON — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Chaos, violence, mockery as pro-Trump mob occupies Congress

WASHINGTON — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

Here’s a look at false and misleading claims circulating as the United States rolled out the newly authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to some health care workers and others. None of these...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A look at false and misleading claims circulating as the United States moves closer to approving a COVID-19 vaccine and distribution is underway in the United Kingdom. None of these are legit, even...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia to new homes

MACON, Ga. – Packed in a dog crate, a 3-year-old boxer mix named Sky took a flight earlier this month. She was one of a half-dozen dogs who got the ride of their lives flying from Macon, Georgia,...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Nation reports 197 additional virus cases, no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is reporting 197 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths from the virus as of Monday evening. A day earlier, officials had reported 383 cases, an all-time...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Astronauts discuss sleeping quarters and Baby Yoda

He had flown on the Space Shuttle and the Russian Soyuz. And now after flying the SpaceX Dragon capsule, Soichi Noguchi is the third person, after John Young and Wally Schirra, to travel to orbit...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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