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Tiny chameleon a contender for title of smallest reptile

BERLIN – It fits on a human fingertip, but this chameleon could make a big splash. Scientists from Madagascar and Germany say a newly discovered species of chameleon is a contender for the title of...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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

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