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Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd at Tokyo's Shibuya crossing
Updated: 1 hour ago

Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

Austrian police break down door, wake man at gunpoint _ but oops, wrong apartment!
Updated: 3 hours ago
Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

Myanmar beauty dethroned, accused by organizers of running off with $100,000 crown
Updated: 7 hours ago
Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

Philadelphia museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton rediscovered in storage room
Updated: 17 hours ago
Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

Scientists show how wind and ice move 'sailing rocks' across Death Valley lake bed
Updated: 17 hours ago
Russia replies to Canada’s Ukraine ‘Not Russia’ map tweet

Russia replies to Canada’s Ukraine ‘Not Russia’ map tweet

TORONTO — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as “not Russia.”
Updated: 18 hours ago

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

Police seek public's help to locate donor of human skull given to Goodwill store in Texas
Updated: 23 hours ago
Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

Once a woolly wanderer, Shaun the Aussie sheep shorn smooth, but alas, wasn't shaggiest of all
Published: 08/28/14
Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

Image of Asia: 1, 2, 3, healthy: Month-old panda triplets have grown to about a kilogram each
Published: 08/28/14
5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

Fans of 5-pound Pomeranian named Jiff knew he was cute; now they know he's officially fast too
Published: 08/28/14