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Jon McAchran proposed to his girlfriend Ashley while skating on an ice rink beneath the Eiffel Tower. An AP photographer was taking pictures of tourists and captured Jon giving her the ring.
An orange tabby became something of a celebrity after sneaking into a seafood shop at Vladivostok airport. The cat polished off the entire seafood counter, and then dashed off.
Nearly 9 percent of 8th graders, more than 16 percent of 10th graders and more than 17 percent of high school seniors have used the devices in the past month, the survey found.
The longer-than-expected Senate session is allowing Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid to confirm even more of President Obama's nominations to the federal bench.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush moved toward a run for the White House on Tuesday with his announcement that he's "actively exploring" the idea and creating a leadership PAC.
From 1942 to 1945, the U.S. government's Manhattan Project produced the world's first atomic bombs. A new national park, preserving the project's buildings and artifacts, is now in the works. Melissa Block speaks with Cynthia Kelly of the Atomic Heritage Foundation who has pushed for the preservation plan for 15 years.