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  • Spelling Bee: Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar Win

    Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar were named co-champions at the Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight. The spelling bee veterans traded words for several rounds at the competition, held tonight in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, Missouri, correctly spelled…

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  • Green Lasers Target Flights Over New York

    Pilots on four commercial flights reported being targeted by green lasers during flights over New York on Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration said.According to the FAA, the flights – American 185, Shuttle America 4213, Delta 2292 and Delta 2634 – were flying at an altitude of 8,000 feet…

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    Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar were named co-champions at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The spelling bee veterans traded words for several rounds at the competition, held tonight in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, Missouri, correctly spelled "nunatak" to…

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  • Michigan Couple Scores Back-to-Back Holes-in-One

    Tony and Janet Blundy say they've achieved quite a feat for the marriage books: back-to-back holes-in-one at the same hole."Not too many people believe it. ... We're kind of humbled," Tony said. "It's crazy."Watch: Giant Alligator Spotted on Florida Golf Course16-Year-Old Hits Two Holes-In-One…

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  • Terminally Ill Floridians Fall in Love, Marry in Hospice Care

    Two terminally ill Floridians decided they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, marrying in front of family and friends last week after falling in love at their hospice care facility. Debbie Rivera, 54, and John Whaley, 58, are both suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary…

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  • Pregnant Singer Says She Was Booted From United Airlines Flight Over Her Crying Child

    Pregnant singer-songwriter Sarah Blackwood of Walk Off the Earth says she was thrown off a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Vancouver because of her crying young son. Next, Blackwood said, she was approached by a flight attendant who told her she needed to "control your child," who is…

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  • US Soccer Voting for Sepp Blatter's Rival in Upcoming FIFA Election Amid Arrests

    The U.S. Soccer Federation will vote for the rival of incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Friday's election amid more than a dozen arrests of high-ranking officials accused of racketeering and corruption. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati today said the federation will vote for Jordanian…

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  • Ben Affleck's Batman Fighting Jared Leto's Joker: 1st Look in 'Suicide Squad' Shots

    Ben Affleck's Batman faced off against Jared Leto's Joker on the set of "Suicide Squad," though it's not clear if the actors themselves were part of the action. In pictures on Twitter and from the set, Batman is clearly on the top of the Joker's car, trying to take down him and his accomplice…

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  • Puppets Stand Up for California Couple at Unusual Wedding

    At every wedding, you've got the usual suspects. There's the minister. The judge. The wedding crasher.In that respect, Tammy Caplan and Joe Gold's wedding was pretty typical. Not typical: the usual suspects were puppets."Weddings can be so serious," Caplan said. "We wanted a creative, fun vibe."The…

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    One World Trade's New Restaurants and Epic Views (8 photos)

    When you’re 100 stories in the sky above Manhattan, your views are bound to be nothing less than incredible, which is exactly the case with the scenery from One World Trade’s new restaurants. The skyscraper will feature three eating options – a café, bar and fine dining spot – with panoramas that…

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  • Google I/O: Biggest Announcements of the Keynote

    Google kicked off its I/O developer's conference today in San Francisco by announcing the latest Android update -- M -- will be released this year. It wasn't immediately known which sweet treat Android M would be named for, following Google's tradition of working its way through the alphabet,…

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  • Man Named 'God' Settles With Credit Agency He Sued

    A Brooklyn man named God won a battle with the credit reporting agency Equifax, which finally recognized his name after years of problems getting loans and higher limits, according to a court settlement. The 27-year-old sued the agency last year in Brooklyn Federal Court because Equifax claimed…

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  • Outpouring of Support for Shelter Animals Stuck in Texas Floods

    Texas has been hit by devastating storms over the past week, with at least 18 people dead and eight missing after the ensuing floods. But animal victims were also left in a desperate position.Pet shelters across the affected region faced flooded and overcrowded conditions.When the Town Lake Animal…

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  • Good Humor Truck Gets All Grown Up This Summer

    Ice cream trucks are so last century -- which is exactly what Good Humor and its distributors are trying to change.

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  • Connecticut Dog Narrowly Escapes Death, Inspires Teen to Propose Bill and Raise $40K

    After rescuing her dog Teddy from a kill shelter, Annie Blumenfeld, 17, was inspired to build her own nonprofit, "Wags 4 Hope," where she said she has raised close to $40,000 for animal shelters across the country. "I'm the only person on my board," Blumenfeld of Connecticut told ABC News. …

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  • Past National Spelling Bee Champs, All Grown Up, Share What Life After Winning Is Like

    Ramachandran took home the top prize in 1988 at the Bee when she was 13 for spelling the word "elegiacal," an expression of sorrow. "My clinical work is in diagnostic surgical pathology with an emphasis on liver and gastrointestinal disease," Ramachandran wrote on her UCSF bio.

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  • Natalie Portman Entered Harvard Eager to Prove She 'Wasn't Just a Dumb Actress'

    Natalie Portman returned to her alma mater, Harvard University, on Wednesday to serve as the keynote speaker at Harvard's Class Day. She graduated Harvard in 2003 with a degree in psychology, but soon realized that acting, which she had dismissed as "frivolous" in the past, was her true passion.

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